APAC’s record high
PATA has released the stats on int’l visitor arrival (IVA) growth in the Asia Pacific, revealing a record high of 696.5 million IVAs - a 7.3% increase from 2017.
Meanwhile, the Pacific trails behind with 4% IVA growth, with Polynesia the most popular destination, followed by the US at 3.5%, with the largest proportion of additional foreign arrivals going to North America.
The top five Asia Pacific destinations according to annual IVA growth percentage in 2018, are Nepal at 24.8%, Turkey at 21.8%, Vietnam at 19.9%, Nicaragua at 17.5% and South Korea at 15.5%.
See all the stats in the PATA Annual Travel Monitor ‘19 HERE.