Visitor arrivals to Thailand up 7% in Aug-2019, arrivals from China up 19%

    Thailand‘s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported (25-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Thailand for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.5 million, +7.4% year-on-year;
      • China: 1.0 million, +18.9%;
      • Malaysia: 384,245, +1.7%;
      • Japan: 198,399, +9.3%;
      • South Korea: 180,418, +9.9%;
      • India: 172,276, +32.4%;
      • Laos: 165,902, +9.7%;
      • Hong Kong: 121,806, -2.4%;
      • Singapore: 84,342, -4.8%;
      • UK: 77,167, -1.0%;
      • US: 73,574, +3.3%;
      • Taiwan: 71,930, +15.7%;
      • France: 60,138, -1.6%;
      • Australia: 58,530, -4.2%;
      • Germany: 52,259, -7.9%;
      • Russia: 46,325, -7.4%;
    • Tourism spending: THB169.8 billion (USD5.5 billion), +6.2%.