Visitor arrivals to Philippines up 11% in Mar-2019, strong growth in North Asia market

    Philippines‘ Department of Tourism reported (14-May-2019) visitor arrivals to the Philippines for Mar-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 714,309, +11.1% year-on-year;
      • South Korea: 158,794, +29.8%;
      • China: 158,433, +38.3%;
      • US: 89,806, -1.3%;
      • Japan: 65,837, +3.1%;
      • Taiwan: 25,456, +33.8%;
      • Canada: 21,936, -1.7%;
      • Australia: 21,647, -8.4%;
      • UK: 18,219, -20.7%;
      • Singapore: 15,259, -6.3%;
      • Malaysia: 13,273, +4.1%.