Visitor arrivals to Philippines up 22% in Oct-2019

    PhilippinesDepartment of Tourism reported (09-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to the Philippines for Oct-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 638,549, +21.9% year-on-year;
      • South Korea: 158,380, +29.4%;
      • China: 139,707, +60.1%;
      • US: 79,716, +4.8%;
      • Japan: 51,414, +14.0%;
      • Taiwan: 29,642, +52.0%;
      • Australia: 23,096, +9.1%;
      • Canada: 16,124, +4.2%;
      • UK: 15,673, +6.5%;
      • Singapore: 12,287, -8.5%;
      • India: 9780, +8.3%;
      • Malaysia: 9541, -17.0%;
      • Germany: 7698, +14.3%.