Jun 04, 2021
Will Chinese tourists continue to boost the tourism growth in ASEAN countries in the post Covid era?
ASEAN countries are the booming travelling markets in Asia. According to the report from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, the number of international visitors to the ASEAN region is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.72%, from 129.2 million in 2018 to 155.4 million in 2022. If we just take a look at the 2019 data, Thailand received 39.80 million international visitors in 2019, the biggest market in the ASEAN region. Malaysia took 2nd position with 20.1 million visitors. Vietnam surprisingly is the 3rd biggest travelling market with 18 million visitors in 2019. Singapore and Indonesia ranked the 4th and 5th position with 15.9 million and 13.62 million visitors, respectively.