Visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka up 1% in Oct-2018, visitor arrivals from India down 14%

    Sri Lanka‘s Tourism Development Authority reported (07-Nov-2018) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Oct-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 153,123, +0.5% year-on-year;
      • India: 38,169, +3.2%;
      • China (including Hong Kong and Macau): 18,882, -13.6%;
      • UK: 17,673, +41.2%;
      • Germany: 9920, -2.6%;
      • Australia: 6912, +33.0%;
      • Maldives: 5223, +2.0%;
      • France: 4784, -6.8%;
      • US: 3714, +5.2%;
      • Netherlands: 3222, +5.8%;
      • Japan: 2831, -9.0%.