Visitor arrivals to Thailand down 1% in May-2019, arrivals from China down 9%

    Thailand‘s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported (20-Jun-2019) visitor arrivals to Thailand for May-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 2.7 million, -1.0% year-on-year;
      • China: 794,913, -8.6%;
      • Malaysia: 336,127, +17.8%;
      • India: 173,033, +10.6%;
      • Laos: 147,804, +4.8%;
      • Japan: 116,440, +6.7%;
      • South Korea: 111,911, -8.8%;
      • Hong Kong: 84,897, +2.1%;
      • US: 82,815, +2.0%;
      • Singapore: 77,978, -8.6%;
      • Taiwan: 65,691, +8.8%;
      • UK: 61,653, -0.1%;
      • Australia: 59,366, +3.4%;
      • Russia: 55,738, -2.4%;
      • Germany: 36,741, -19.5%;
      • France: 35,207, -8.2%;
    • Tourism spending: THB134.6 billion (USD4.4 billion), -1.0%.