Visitor arrivals to Thailand down 1% in Mar-2019

    Thailand‘s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported (24-Apr-2019) visitor arrivals to Thailand for Mar-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.5 million, -0.7% year-on-year;
      • China: 985,232, -1.9%;
      • Malaysia: 318,613, +5.4%;
      • Russia: 194,471, -1.3%;
      • India: 163,158, +34.7%
      • Japan: 157,890, +9.3%;
      • South Korea: 144,524, +0.6%;
      • Laos: 138,662, +3.5%;
      • US: 109,604, +2.9%;
      • Germany: 103,476, -10.5%;
      • UK: 91,686, -9.6%;
      • Singapore: 85,402, -8.9%;
      • France: 80,556, +2.8%;
      • Hong Kong: 74,295, -17.0%;
      • Taiwan: 63,701, +4.2%;
      • Australia: 55,492, -14.1%;
    • Tourism spending: THB184.5 billion (USD5.9 billion), -1.3%.