22 Jun 2022by Will Payne
Fiji has reopened its international borders to cruise ships after a more-than-two-year hiatus prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The move comes six months after the resumption of air travel into the country, which has seen more than 118,000 tourists arrive on the island.
Cruising to the destination resumed on 15 June in line with entry conditions established by the Fijian government. Pre-pandemic, cruise companies, their passengers, and crew spent FJ$44.2 million (£16.5 million) annually in Fiji.
The 2018 study on the economic impact of cruise tourism in Fiji also revealed each voyage brings an average of FJ$305,000 (£113,497) in spending per port of call and one cruise ship passenger brings FJ$90 (£33.50) of spending each.
All travellers 16 years and above must be fully…