Tourism arrivals, spending showed limited development as Chinese arrivals fall

Published on : Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The total number of tourist arrivals and revenue churned out for the country at the first half of this year show restricted development in comparison to the figures for the same time in 2018, however the number of Chinese arrivals dropped by almost 5%, as per the latest statistics released by Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MoTS) today (July 22).

 

From Jan-June (H1) 2019, a total of 19,769,347 tourists visited Thailand, up 1.48% on H1 2018, the MoTS reports.

 

Total revenue generated through tourist arrivals for H1 2019 was given at B1.0224 trillion, also rise of 0.94% for the same time in 2018, the statistics showed.

 

The growth comes in spite of arrivals from Mainland China declining 4.73%, from 5,931,153 during H1 2018 to 5,650,474 in H1 2019.

 

Chinese tourists spending during the half also plunged, from B323.46 billion last year to B310.47bn this year (-4.02%).

 

Asian source markets are still going strong, with arrivals from Hong Kong increasing 5.83%, bringing an 8.4% increase in spending.

 

Similarly, visitors from Japan increased by 10.83% for the six months annually, from 779,925 to 864,379, bringing a 14.57% increase in spending during the six months, from B32.58bn last year to B37.32bn this year.

 

Arrivals from Russia dropped 2.99%, from 850,989 last year to 825,556 this year, with a 4.1% fall in spending, from B64.35bn in H1 2018 to B61.713bn in H1 this year.

 

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