Visitor arrivals to Taiwan double digit growth in Feb-2019, residents travel abroad up 10.5%

    Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (27-Mar-2019) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Feb-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 956,202, +12.4% year-on-year;
      • Asia: 869,039, +13.0%;
        • Mainland China: 283,470, -2.2%;
        • Japan: 144,923, +16.6%;
        • South Korea: 114,425, +23.7%;
        • Hong Kong and Macau: 119,531, +9.3%;
        • Malaysia: 47,541, +30.7%;
        • Philippines: 34,801, +42.1%;
        • Singapore: 25,749, +31.4%;
        • Indonesia: 15.959, +17.2%;
      • Americas: 51,172, +2.9%;
        • US: 39,192, +1.0%;
      • Europe: 26,767, +13.9%;
        • UK: 5594, +17.7%;
      • Oceania: 7887, +16.6%;
        • Australia: 6598, +17.8%;
      • Africa: 1135, +12.3%;
    • Departures: 1.5 million, +10.5%.