Visitor arrivals to Philippines up 28% in Aug-2019, arrivals from China up 60%

    Philippines‘ Department of Tourism reported (17-Oct-2019) visitor arrivals to the Philippines for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 702,843, +27.5% year-on-year;
      • South Korea: 185,334, +42.9%;
      • China: 170,903, +60.0%;
      • Japan: 78,699, +20.8%;
      • US: 68,418, +4.4%;
      • Taiwan: 32,676, +55.6%;
      • Australia: 17,347, -1.3%;
      • UK: 15,753, +2.5%;
      • Canada: 13,664, +6.4%;
      • Singapore: 12,217, -3.1%;
      • India: 11,307, +18.1%;
      • Malaysia: 9889, -14.6%;
      • Spain: 6610, +20.1%.