Visitor arrivals to Nepal up 8% in the first 10 months of 2019

    Nepal Tourism Board reported (11-Nov-2019) visitor arrivals to Nepal for Oct-2019 and 10 months ended Oct-2019. Details include:

    • Oct-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 143,870, +10.0% year-on-year;
        • China: 15,037, +11.5%;
        • India: 12,706, +9.1%;
        • US: 12,109, -2.5%;
        • UK: 8672, -7.4%;
        • Germany: 7308, -2.5%;
        • France: 6777, -9.6%;
        • Sri Lanka: 5850, -10.9%.
        • Australia: 5625, -3.5%;
        • Thailand: 3698, +3.8%;
        • South Korea: 3032, -20.1%;
    • 10 months ended Oct-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 975,557, +8.0% year-on-year;
        • India: 169,952, +4.9%;
        • China: 134,281, +9.2%;
        • US: 77,798, +4.7%;
        • Sri Lanka: 57,240, +8.8%;
        • UK: 50,393, -0.2%;
        • Thailand: 39,608, +32.9%;
        • Germany: 31,128, +2.3%;
        • Australia: 30,900, +7.1%;
        • South Korea: 27,751, -3.0%;
        • France: 25,294, -1.9%.