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

26 September, 2019

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%. [more - original PR]