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Guam's tourism numbers increasing

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 by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - For the third consecutive year, Guam's tourism arrival numbers are breaking records. The Governor's Office reports that Calendar Year-To-Date arrivals for 2014 ended with over 1.3 million visitors or over 7,800 more visitors than 2013's banner arrivals.

Korea arrivals grew by more than 25%, China arrivals rose by 45% and Russian arrivals increased by more than 101%. Sea arrivals meanwhile for the last year increased by 115%. The Governor's Office notes that the diversification and growth in various markets helped strengthen the island's visitor industry despite Japan's struggling economy.

Governor Eddie Calvo says the record breaking visitors arrivals is an indicator “we are making the right decision in growing and diversifying our tourism market in light of the changing global economy.”
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