Visitor arrivals to Myanmar up 39% in the first eight months of 2019

    Myanmar‘s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (17-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Myanmar for the eight months ended Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.2 million, +39% year-on-year;
      • China: 457,069, +161%;
      • Thailand: 176,150, -9%;
      • Japan: 81,273, +24%;
      • South Korea: 75,489, +77%;
      • US: 42,282, +3%;
      • Singapore: 35,288, -3%;
      • Vietnam: 34,311, -3%;
      • India: 29,558, +3%;
      • France: 26,922, -2%;
      • Malaysia: 27,568, -9%;
      • Taiwan: 25,198, +8%;
      • UK: 21,787, -10%;
      • Germany: 16,627, -1%;
    • Visitor arrivals by air: 1.1 million, +34%.