FIJI recorded an increase in business travellers to the country in February compared to arrivals in January.
And while the largest number of visitors to the country listed their reason for travel as holiday, the Fiji Bureau of Statistics February visitor arrivals report revealed a swell in arrival for official conferences, education and training purposes.
According to the bureau, 1952 visitors arrived for business in February against 1221 for January.
In February last year, there were 2147 business visitors to the country against 1857 in 2010.
The bureau said 1003 visitors arrived for education and training in February - the largest for any one month since 2010. In January this year, there were 865 visitors who came for the purposes of education and training.
But the largest number of visitors to the country in February - an estimated 25,428 - came for holiday, the bureau said.
This, however, marked the lowest holiday arrival for any one month since February 2010 when the number of visitors on holiday was 24,467.
The bureau noted a decline in arrival for those that visited friends and relatives.
At 3180 in February, the figure was the lowest for any one month during the last two years.
The total visitor arrivals for February were 37,399 - the lowest for any one month in the past two years.