Visitor arrivals to Malaysia up 6% in Aug-2018

    Tourism Malaysia reported (07-Nov-2018) visitor arrivals to Malaysia for Aug-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 2.3 million, +5.8% year-on-year;
      • Singapore: 876,124, -6.9%;
      • China: 303,867, +35.9%;
      • Indonesia: 260,896, +21.5%;
      • Thailand: 157,258, +13.2%;
      • Brunei: 107,331, -19.8%;
      • South Korea: 61,224, +31.1%;
      • Japan: 45,088, +6.9%;
      • India: 43,134, +6.9%;
      • Taiwan: 40,453, +16.9%;
      • Vietnam: 39,476, +61.2%;
      • UK: 37,019, +0.7%;
      • Philippines: 30,671, -1.2%;
      • Australia: 25,428, +6.7%;
      • US: 20,146, +30.1%;
      • France: 18,622, +3.3%.