Visitor arrivals to Thailand up 3% in Apr-2019, arrivals from China down 9%

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

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.2 million, +3.3% year-on-year;
      • China: 898,994, -8.9%;
      • Malaysia: 329,013, +10.0%;
      • Russia: 108,308, -14.3%;
      • India: 163,938, +35.1%
      • Japan: 149,597, +25.6%;
      • South Korea: 118,145, +2.0%;
      • Laos: 145,484, +3.5%;
      • UK: 97,362, +12.3%;
      • US: 94,254, +5.7%;
      • Hong Kong: 88,945, +28.2%;
      • Germany: 74,980, +13.0%;
      • Singapore: 70,913, +1.3%;
      • Taiwan: 65,691, +8.8%;
      • France: 64,322, -3.3%;
      • Australia: 75,202, +2.5%;
    • Tourism spending: THB164.1 billion (USD5.2 billion), +4.0%.