The number of tourists from Britain is set to top 3,000, up 20% on last year. Tourism spend this year is expected to reach more than £9.1 million.
In the first quarter of the year, leisure arrivals increased by almost 25%, with UK numbers up 20% to 1, 220.
King Penguins, West Falkland
By Ben Tubby via Wikimedia Commons
Tony Mason, managing director of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board said: ‘We have even more to offer since introducing the successful accommodation accreditation programme last year, which has raised the bar in the calibre of places to stay. The refurbished Jetty Visitor Centre is also proving a welcome pit-stop for cruise travellers.’
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