According to latest Tourism figures released by the National Tourist Board (NTB) there were 29 thousand (29,915) more visitors to Sierra Leone who came in through the Lungi Airport in 2016.
Figures for 2015 show that some 23,798 people came in as against 53,713 in 2016 showing a massive leap of 29,915 people.
Of these some 20,966 say they came into the country for business, while 10,358 said they were here on holidays. Another 11,511 say they were visiting friends and family, while some 4,866 said they were here to attend a conference.
April 2016 was the month with the highest number of arrivals – 6,918 while August saw the lowest with 3,210 arrivals.
Monday March 13, 2017