Visitor arrivals to Myanmar up 39% in the first eight months of 2019

18 September, 2019

Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reported (17-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Myanmar for the eight months ended Aug-2019. Details include:

  • Visitor arrivals: 1.2 million, +39% year-on-year;
    • China: 457,069, +161%;
    • Thailand: 176,150, -9%;
    • Japan: 81,273, +24%;
    • South Korea: 75,489, +77%;
    • US: 42,282, +3%;
    • Singapore: 35,288, -3%;
    • Vietnam: 34,311, -3%;
    • India: 29,558, +3%;
    • France: 26,922, -2%;
    • Malaysia: 27,568, -9%;
    • Taiwan: 25,198, +8%;
    • UK: 21,787, -10%;
    • Germany: 16,627, -1%;
  • Visitor arrivals by air: 1.1 million, +34%. [more - original PR]