29 July 2015 The number of visitors to Tonga increased significantly by 38 % from 6,876 in May 2015 to 9,508 in June 2015 for the Coronation and other events.
In addition, 3761 passengers arrived in Tonga in the first two-weeks of July on commercial flights. This number does not include the arrivals on special flights.
The Coronation celebrations from 27 June to 7 July filled the capital with overseas guests and Tongans from all over the world.
Tourism Tonga’s latest passenger statistics provided by Air Terminal Services.
• April 6169 arrivals, 6532 departures
• May 6876 arrivals, 5947 departures
• June 9508 arrivals, 5634 departures
Even after the coronation, the number of visitors was expected to be higher as travelers took advantage of cheaper fares.