Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 16% in Jul-2019, resident departures stable at 1.6m

    Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (26-Aug-2019) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Jul-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 988,765, +15.9% year-on-year;
      • Asia: 886,770, +17.3%;
        • Mainland China: 322,444, +43.2%;
        • Japan: 145,794, +12.7%;
        • Hong Kong and Macau: 168,800, +4.4%;
        • South Korea: 72,797, +15.5%;
        • Philippines: 38,328, +28.7%;
        • Vietnam: 36,939, -27.0%;
        • Thailand: 27,447, +30.2%;
        • Singapore: 23,022, -0.3%;
        • Malaysia: 22,902, -0.5%;
      • Americas: 60,699, +2.4%;
        • US: 48,942, +2.4%;
      • Europe: 30,765, +8.3%;
        • UK: 5830, +7.0%;
      • Oceania: 9296, +5.1%;
        • Australia: 7471, +1.6%;
      • Africa: 1098, +8.8%;
    • Departures: 1.6 million, +0.4%.