Australia see first decline in visitor arrivals after 10 consecutive months of growth in Jan-2018

    Tourism Australia reported (15-Feb-2018) visitor arrivals to Australia for Jan-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 702,500, -3.0% year-on-year;
      • China: 118,100, -29.2%;
      • New Zealand: 87,800, +0.1%;
      • UK: 77,100, +6.2%;
      • US: 70,000, +17.4%;
      • Singapore: 15,500, -17.6%.

    According to the CAPA Tourism Database, Jan-2018 marked the country’s first decline in visitor arrivals after 10 consecutive months of growth. [more – original PR]