Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 5% in Aug-2018, visitor arrivals from Asia up 6%

    Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (25-Sep-2018) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Aug-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 953,252, +4.8% year-on-year;
      • Asia: 866,236, +5.8%;
        • Mainland China: 256,944, +2.8%;
        • Hong Kong and Macau: 189,167, +6.9%;
        • Japan: 187,176, +8.7%;
        • South Korea: 71,653, -5.4%;
        • Malaysia: 29,388, -2.7%;
        • Philippines: 25,611, +29.9%;
        • Singapore: 22,618, +0.5%;
        • Indonesia: 15,996, +8.0%;
      • America: 52,637, -3.4%;
        • US: 41,497, -1.2%;
      • Europe: 26,530, -8.2%;
        • France: 4544, +10.4%;
      • Oceania: 6542, +13.9%;
        • Australia: 5391, +17.9%;
      • Africa: 1185, -25.1%;
    • Departures: 1.5 million, +7.3%.