Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 25% in Apr-2019, arrivals from Mainland China up 35%

    Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (30-May-2019) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Apr-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.1 million, +24.7% year-on-year;
      • Asia: 976,547, +25.7%;
        • Mainland China: 307,354, +35.0%;
        • Japan: 166,364, +30.9%;
        • Hong Kong and Macau: 183,353, +49.6%;
        • South Korea: 80,214, +20.5%;
        • Philippines: 49,894, +11.2%;
        • Malaysia: 44,586, +1.4%;
        • Thailand: 42,283, +23.9%;
        • Singapore: 39,008, +10.7%;
        • Vietnam: 37,539, -20.1%;
      • Americas: 67,997, +8.4%;
        • US: 52,601, +6.7%;
      • Europe: 38,992, +22.0%;
        • UK: 7662, +17.1%;
      • Oceania: 16,646, +58.7%;
        • Australia: 14,141, +60.4%;
      • Africa: 1041, -4.1%;
    • Departures: 1.4 million, -5.9%.