Lower Mekong tourist arrivals 2010-2015

Collated dataset of all official inbound tourist arrival numbers in the five Lower Mekong countries from 2010 to 2015. Created for an interactive visualization on the OD Mekong Industries page (https://opendevelopmentmekong.net/topics/industries/).

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Industries
  • Tourism
  • English
Use limitations Sourced from the individual tourism ministry statistics reports.
Dataset reference date January 19, 2016
Temporal extent's start date January 1, 2010
Temporal extent's end date December 31, 2015
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
Positional Accuracy 2015 Laos figures are an estimate taken from a quote by the Director of the Tourism Marketing Dept in Laos (http://asean.travel/2016/01/11/an-estimated-4-3-million-foreign-tourists-visited-lao-pdr-in-2015/)
Logical Consistency No known consistency issues.
Process Step Visited individual ministry websites to copy relevant total tourist arrivals figures for each year and paste into an Excel file.
Lineage Cambodia 2010-2015: http://www.tourismcambodia.org/images/mot/statistic_reports/tourism_statistics_2015.pdf Laos 2010-2014: http://tourismlaos.org/files/files/2014%20Statistical%20Report%20on%20Tourism%20in%20English%20Version.pdf Laos 2015 estimate from quote from interview with Lao Tourism Marketing Department: http://asean.travel/2016/01/11/an-estimated-4-3-million-foreign-tourists-visited-lao-pdr-in-2015/ Myanmar 2010-2015: http://www.myanmartourism.org/index.php/publication Thailand stats from individual year summaries on this page: http://www.tourism.go.th/home/listcontent/11/221/276 Vietnam 2010-2015: http://vietnamtourism.gov.vn/english/index.php/cat/1501
Responsible party ODI researcher: David Hill Tourism Cambodia: +855 23 88 50 39 (info@tourismcambodia.org) Tourism Laos: +856 71 212487 Myanmar Ministry of Hotels and Tourism: +95 67 406129 (mo.moht@mptmail.net.mm) Thailand Department of Tourism: +66 2283 1500 Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism: +84 4 3 942 3760
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Date uploaded April 14, 2016, 04:11 (UTC)
Date modified April 14, 2016, 04:14 (UTC)