Visitor arrivals to South Korea down 74.7% in 1H2020

    Korea Tourism Organisation reported (10-Aug-2020) visitor arrivals to South Korea for Jun-2020 and for the six months ended Jun-2020. Details include:

    • Jun-2020:
      • Visitor arrivals: 36,943, -97.5% year-on-year;
        • US: 9717, -90.8%;
        • China: 5051, -98.9%;
        • Philippines: 2981, -92.7%;
        • Indonesia: 2086, -92.5%;
        • Russia: 2086, -92.7%;
      • Korean Departures: 48,338, -98.1%;
    • Six months ended Jun-2020:
      • Visitor arrivals: 2.1 million, -74.7%;
        • China: 616,472, -78.0%;
        • Japan: 424,786, -74.3%;
        • US: 145,133, -71.5%;
        • Taiwan: 164,565, -73.2%;
        • Hong Kong: 88,311, -73.1%;
        • Vietnam: 73,603, -73.3%;
        • Thailand: 73,421, -75.0%;
        • Russia: 61,350, -63.7%;
        • Malaysia: 47,343, -75.2%;
        • Australia: 22,028, -73.0%;
      • Korean Departures: 3.8 million, -74.5%.