Table  5
 
VISITOR  ARRIVALS  BY  PURPOSE  OF  VISIT  1988 - 2001
                   
                                                   PURPOSE OF VISIT                                          
                              ---------------------------------------------------------------------------                                  Total   
Year   Vacation % Change Business % Change Excursion % Change Visitors
1988 23,080 5,127 41,275 69,482
1989 26,201 13.5 2,560 (50.1) 43,044 4.3 71,805
1990 29,212 11.5 1,969 (23.1) 59,325 37.8 90,506
1991 29,078 (0.5) 1,924 (2.3) 59,542 0.4 90,544
1992 30,062 3.4 2,014 4.7 61,104 2.6 93,180
1993 36,237 20.5 1,421 (29.4) 73,692 20.6 111,350
1994 42,352 16.9 1,353 (4.8) 82,075 11.4 125,780
1995 36,280 (14.3) 2,251 66.4 68,555 (16.5) 107,086
1996 35,413 (2.4) 2,085 (7.4) 48,741 (28.9) 86,239
1997 40,506 14.4 2,675 28.3 70,684 45.0 113,865
1998 41,092 1.4 2,782 4.0 69,922 (1.1) 113,796
1999 43,726 6.4 3,056 9.8 59,947 (14.3) 106,729
2000 40,642 (7.1) 3,147 3.0 68,680 14.6 112,469
2001 44,051 8.4 3,914 24.4 57,009 (17.0) 104,974
                   
 
 Source: Immigration Department