Visitor arrivals to Philippines up 18% in Jul-2019, strong growth in arrivals from North Asia

    Philippines Department of Tourism reported (15-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Philippines for Jul-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 719,057, +18.1% year-on-year;
      • China: 171,848, +43.2%;
      • South Korea: 167,249, +31.5%;
      • US: 93,912, +2.4%;
      • Japan: 55,727, +10.2%;
      • Taiwan: 32,663, +41.1%;
      • Australia: 21,364, +2.6%;
      • UK: 18,698, -0.8%;
      • Canada: 17,630, +1.5%;
      • Singapore: 12,910, -1.8%;
      • India: 11,495, +5.0%;
      • Malaysia: 10,508, -4.8%;
      • Hong Kong: 7923, -16.9%.