TABLE 6: VISITOR  ARRIVALS  BY  PURPOSE  OF  VISIT  1990 - 2006
YEAR PURPOSE OF VISIT TYPE OF VISTOR Total Visitors % Change
Vacation % Change Business % Change Tourist % Change Excursionist % Change
1990 88,537   1,969   31,181   59,325   90,506  
1991 88,620 0.1% 1,924 -2.3% 31,002 -0.6% 59,542 0.4% 90,544 0.0%
1992 91,166 2.9% 2,014 4.7% 32,076 3.5% 61,104 2.6% 93,180 2.9%
1993 109,929 20.6% 1,421 -29.4% 37,658 17.4% 73,692 20.6% 111,350 19.5%
1994 124,427 13.2% 1,353 -4.8% 43,705 16.1% 82,075 11.4% 125,780 13.0%
1995 104,835 -15.7% 2,251 66.4% 38,531 -11.8% 68,555 -16.5% 107,086 -14.9%
1996 84,154 -19.7% 2,085 -7.4% 37,498 -2.7% 48,741 -28.9% 86,239 -19.5%
1997 111,190 32.1% 2,675 28.3% 43,181 15.2% 70,684 45.0% 113,865 32.0%
1998 111,014 -0.2% 2,782 4.0% 43,874 1.6% 69,922 -1.1% 113,796 -0.1%
1999 103,673 -6.6% 3,056 9.8% 46,782 6.6% 59,947 -14.3% 106,729 -6.2%
2000 109,322 5.4% 3,147 3.0% 43,789 -6.4% 68,680 14.6% 112,469 5.4%
2001 101,060 -7.6% 3,914 24.4% 47,965 9.5% 57,009 -17.0% 104,974 -6.7%
2002 107,382 6.3% 3,736 -4.5% 43,969 -8.3% 67,149 17.8% 111,118 5.9%
2003 105,463 -1.8% 3,819 2.2% 46,915 6.7% 62,367 -7.1% 109,282 -1.7%
2004 117,168 11.1% 3,620 -5.2% 53,987 15.1% 66,801 7.1% 120,788 10.5%
2005 138,323 18.1% 4,863 34.3% 62,084 15.0% 81,102 21.4% 143,186 18.5%
2006 160,446 16.0% 6,799 39.8% 72,962 17.5% 94,283 16.3% 167,245 16.8%
Source: Immigration Department