Tourism growth accelerating in North Asia - PATA
Visitor arrivals to North Asia are accelerating, according
to latest predictions by the Pacific Asia Travel Association. Total arrivals
in North Asia (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Macau) are predicted
to rise from 179.6 million in 2005 to 226.1 million by 2009, an annual average
growth rate (AAGR) of 6.1%, slightly ahead of the PATA total average of 6.0%.