Japan sees double digit growth in visitor arrivals, departures up 5%

22 June, 2018

Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) reported (20-Jun-2018) visitor arrivals to Japan for May-2018. Details include:

  • Total foreign visitors: 2.7 million, +16.6% year-on-year;
    • South Korea: 640,400, +14.6%;
    • China: 668,600, +29.3%;
    • Taiwan: 440,100, +8.0%;
    • Hong Kong: 190,500, +4.9%;
    • US: 140,500, +12.7%;
    • Thailand: 103,600, +16.6%;
    • Philippines: 59,000, +34.1%;
    • Australia: 39,600, +23.6%;
    • Singapore: 39,400, +14.8%;
    • Australia: 39,600, +23.6%;
    • Malaysia: 36,400, +1.1%;
    • Indonesia: 31,500, +26.5%;
    • United Kingdom: 30,300, +17.2%;
    • France: 29,600, +18.6%;
    • Vietnam: 28,200, +27.5%;
    • Germany: 20,400, +17.4%;
    • India: 17,300, +11.0%;
  • Japanese departures: 1.4 million, +5.0%. [more - original PR - Japanese]