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We are pleased to forward herewith our latest News Update for the month of June 2018. The arrival figures to Sri Lanka is in comparison with the previous year

Tourist Arrivals June – 2018 Tourist ArrivalsJune – 2017 % Change June (2017/2018)
AMERICAS 10,048 8,928 12.5
North America 9,715 8,619 12.7
Canada 4,676 4,347 7.6
Mexico 60 72 -16.7
United States 4,979 4,200 18.5
Caribbean & Central America 57 40 29.6
Jamaica 7 7 60
Costa Rica 3 0
Others 47 33 42.4
South America 276 269 2.6
Argentina 50 37 35.1
Brazil 116 91 27.5
Chile 43 50 -14
Colombia 32 47 -31.9
Others 35 44 -20.5
AFRICA 962 828 16.2
North Africa 218 161 35.4
Morocco 60 65 -7.7
Sudan 100 54 85.2
Others 58 42 38.1
Sub-Saharan Africa 744 667 11.5
Kenya 44 28 57.1
Mauritius 34 26 30.8
Nigeria 22 46 -52.2
South Africa 520 438 18.7
Others 124 129 -3.9
ASIA & PACIFIC 85,852 71,832 19.5
North East Asia 24,884 21,473 15.9
China 20,424 17,205 18.7
Japan 3,074 2,970 3.5
South Korea 963 952 1.2
Taiwan 412 337 22.3
Others 11 9 22.2
South East Asia 7,651 7,181 6.5
Cambodia 38 33 15.2
Indonesia 349 923 -62.2
Malaysia 2,389 2,019 18.3
Myanmar 127 168 -24.4
Philippines 1,673 1,208 38.5
Singapore 1,979 1,854 6.7
Thailand 870 823 5.7
Vietnam 212 134 58.2
Others 14 19 -26.3
Oceania 11,639 7,082 64.3
Australia 9,997 6,360 57.2
New Zealand 1,613 706 128.5
Others 29 16 81.3
South Asia 41,678 36,096 15.5
Afghanistan 44 24 83.3
Bangladesh 1,030 1,106 -6.9
Bhutan 41 14 192.9
India 32,971 27,836 18.4
Iran 332 303 9.6
Maldives 5,362 4,443 20.7
Nepal 444 335 32.5
Pakistan 1,454 2,035 -28.6
EUROPE 41,533 37,648 10.3
Northern Europe 17,250 15,155 13.8
Denmark 959 1,103 -13.1
Finland 298 195 52.8
Norway 2,272 1927 17.9
Sweden 889 846 5.1
United Kingdom 12,104 10,424 16.1
Others 728 660 10.3
Western Europe 14,523 15,133 -4
Austria 543 365 48.8
Belgium 785 573 37
France 3,688 3,365 9.6
Germany 5,792 7,024 -17.5
Netherlands 2,350 2,399 -2
Switzerland 1,342