Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:01

The Edge Malaysia -Tourist Arrivals to Malaysia & Spending Trend (29 July 2019)

The Edge Malaysia -Tourist Arrivals to Malaysia & Spending Trend (29 July 2019)

Malaysia's tourist arrivals and receipts saw an improvement in the first three months of 2019 compared with a year ago as we welcomed 6.7 million tourists compared with 6.62 million previously. However, there was a 1.5% decline in arrivals from Singapore - the country's biggest tourist market - to 2.62 million and a 3.8% decline in spending to RM6.17 billion in receipts. Meanwhile, arrivals from Saudi Arabia - our biggest per capital spenders - declined by a fifth. At the same time, arrivals from Vietnam, China, South Korea and India rose with receipts from total tourist spending improving 16.9% to RM21.4 billion. Of this, Chinese arrivals accounted for RM3.71 billion and Indonesian arrivals, RM2.83 billion.

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