13th August 2019 Other Reports
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Tourism Arrivals - Jul 2019
During July, arrivals from Europe were mixed. Lower Euro and pound vis-a-vis the Rupee have led to the 4% decrease in German and Briton arrivals respectively. Conversely, French tourists were not really bothered by the lower euro and increased their visits by 4% most likely to attend the Indian Ocean Island Games 2019.
As regards Asia, arrivals were still negative. The contraction in Chinese arrivals persisted by 31% this time, followed by Indians with a 16% drop.
On the African side, arrivals were mixed. South Africans reduced their visit by 21%. On the other hand, arrivals from Reunion Island went up by 5% due to the Indian Ocean Island Games in which Reunionese athletes also participated.
Overall, tourist arrivals in July 2019 were at par with July 2018.