As part of the Kiribati National Tourism Office yearly program, the TBIS and WFS for Kiritimati island was officially announced and scheduled for 3days from the 14th to 18th of February 2019 but end of the program was lasted for 5 days due to some reschedule request received from our operators.
The WFS is a newly survey for the office that just con-ducted in Kiritimati island this year and it main role is to compile the staff status in the Tourism industry for the workforce analysis. The analysis could illustrate the individual training needs in the business.
With the TBIS outcome, this year figures (2019) has shown a significant increase in Kiritimati rooms of 13%, beds 6% and 56% of employees, however there is a slightly decrease of 10% in the number of accommodation providers compared to last year figures (2018).
The decrease caused from one accommodation provider which is no longer operated.