Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 8% in Aug-2019, arrivals from South Korea up 31%

    Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (25-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.0 million, +8.2% year-on-year;
      • Asia: 937,523, +8.2%;
        • Mainland China: 282,999, +10.1%;
        • Japan: 203,510, +8.7%;
        • Hong Kong and Macau: 186,589, -1.4%;
        • South Korea: 93,694, +30.8%;
        • Vietnam: 33,966, -19.1%;
        • Malaysia: 30,161, +2.6%;
        • Philippines: 33,327, +30.1%;
        • Thailand: 21,045, +26.9%;
        • Singapore: 25,085, +10.9%;
      • Americas: 55,783, +6.0%;
        • US: 43,915, +5.8%;
      • Europe: 29,326, +10.5%;
        • UK: 5868, +7.2%;
      • Oceania: 6901, +5.5%;
        • Australia: 5326, -1.2%;
      • Africa: 1259, +6.2%;
    • Departures: 1.5 million, +1.5%.