Visitor arrivals to South Korea up 31% in Oct-2018, arrivals from Japan up 62%

    South Korea’s Tourism Organisation reported (22-Nov-2018) visitor arrivals to South Korea for Oct-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.5 million, +31.1% year-on-year;
      • China: 475,307, +37.6%;
      • Japan: 290,468, +61.7%;
      • Taiwan: 99,972, +22.5%;
      • US: 98,103, +22.6%;
      • Hong Kong: 61,473, +11.8%;
      • Thailand: 59,941, +19.7%;
      • Vietnam: 55,380, +43.9%;
      • Philippines: 52,016, +19.3%;
      • Malaysia: 40,758, +26.0%;
      • Russia: 28,153, +10.8%;
      • Indonesia: 24,931, +24.8%;
      • Singapore: 21,787, +14.3%;
      • Canada: 20,187, +16.0%;
      • Australia: 14,907, +21.2%;
      • UK: 13,813, +18.9%;
      • India: 12,683, +26.5%;
      • Germany: 12,635, +12.7%;
      • France: 10,813, +19.6%.