Visitor arrivals to South Korea up 15% to 1.4m in Jul-2019

    South Korea‘s Tourism Organisation reported (22-Aug-2019) visitor arrivals to South Korea for Jul-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.4 million, +15.4% year-on-year;
      • China: 519,132, +26.5%;
      • Japan: 274,830, +19.2%;
      • Taiwan: 113,587, +16.3%;
      • USA: 97,428, +7.9%;
      • Hong Kong: 59,036, +1.1%;
      • Vietnam: 52,521, +13.4%;
      • Thailand: 37,278, +11.5%;
      • Philippines: 29,074, -0.6%;
      • Indonesia: 18,260, +1.1%;
      • Malaysia: 16,831, +7.2%;
      • Canada: 16,103, +7.3%;
      • Australia: 11,840, +3.0%;
      • Singapore: 10,992, -4.6%;
      • UK: 10,826, +1.3%;
      • France: 10,716, +11.8%;
      • India: 10,432, +5.1%;
      • Germany: 9675, +6.3%;
    • Resident departures: 2.6 million, +5.9%.