Visitor arrivals to South Korea up 8% in Nov-2019, arrivals from China up 25%

    Korea Tourism Organisation reported (23-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to South Korea for Nov-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor Arrivals: 1.5 million, +7.9% year-on-year;
      • China: 505,369, +25.0%;
      • Japan: 258,522, -13.8%;
      • Taiwan: 102,241, +16.0%;
      • US: 82,238, +5.6%;
      • Hong Kong: 58,600, +8.9%;
      • Thailand: 49,998, +6.4%;
      • Malaysia: 49,282, +7.8%;
      • Vietnam: 43,190, +6.5%;
      • Philippines: 41,739, -6.0%;
      • Singapore: 27,546, +6.0%;
      • Russia: 26,708, +14.2%;
      • Indonesia: 23,760, -1.7%;
      • Canada: 16,862, +10.9%;
      • Australia: 13,346, +14.0%;
      • UK: 11,542, +14.7%;
    • Korean Departures: 2.1 million, -9.0%.