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Guam sees record high for visitors in March

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March was another record month for visitor arrivals.

The Guam Visitors Bureau reports the 146,332 tourists marked a 6.2 percent increase over last year and was the best-ever for March.

Japanese visitors increased by 18.4 percent, and there were an additional 94 charter flights from Japan, boosted by airline incentives paid by GVB and the airport.

Tourism officials are expecting an even bigger surge for the upcoming "Golden Week," a 10-day Japanese holiday period in late April - early May which has already seen record bookings. GVB says overall arrivals are up by almost 8-percent for the calendar year.

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