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GVB: visitor arrivals decline 21%

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Guam Visitors Bureau Acting General Manager Joanne Camacho spoke before island Rotarians today, presenting the bleak numbers for arrivals from Japan and how they have taken a downward spiral since the disasters in that country. In March arrivals from Japan dropped by 12% and as of today they've dropped by 21%.

According to Camacho she anticipates the downward trend to continue in may as they expect arrivals to fall to 27%, but will slowly track upwards starting in June.

KUAM News taped her presentation to Rotarians this afternoon, you can watch her address in its entirety when it broadcasts tonight at seven o'clock on MCV Channel 2.

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