Visitor arrivals to Myanmar up 3% to 1.4m in 2018, attributable to strong growth in Asia market

    Myanmar‘s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (16-Jan-2019) visitor arrivals to Myanmar for the 12 months ended Dec-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.4 million, +2.6% year-on-year;
      • North America: 76,122, -12.7%;
        • US : 65,057, -11.0%;
      • West Europe: 183,472, -23.4%;
        • France : 43,218, -26.0%;
        • UK : 36,609, -23.3%;
        • Germany: 28,838, -27.8%;
      • East Europe: 18,386, -8.4%;
      • Asia: 1.1 million, +11.9%;
        • Thailand : 291,231, +6.3%;
        • China : 297,400, +39.9%;
        • Japan : 104,376, +2.9%;
        • South Korea : 72,852, +10.7%;
        • Singapore : 58,657, -5.2%;
      • Oceania: 32,455, -13.8%;
        • Australia : 27,962, -14.3%.