PATA APAC fig­ures

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IN­TER­NA­TIONAL ar­rivals in the Asia-Pa­cific re­gion con­tinue to grow at a faster rate than the global aver­age, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures re­leased by the Pa­cific Asia Travel As­so­ci­a­tion (PATA).

In its An­nual Travel Mon­i­tor, PATA says there were more than 646 mil­lion ar­rivals among its 47 mem­ber des­ti­na­tions in 2017.

This was an in­crease of 5.7% on 2016 fig­ures, or 35 mil­lion more in­ter­na­tional vis­i­tors.

Growth was strong­est in the Pa­cific where vis­i­tor num­bers were up 5.9%, fol­lowed by the Amer­i­cas which in­creased 5.8% and Asia, which was up 5.7%.

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