Mongolia welcomes 215 thousand tourists in the first half of 2019Society
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism reported Mongolia received around 215.780 tourists in the first half of 2019. Compared to the same period of last year, the number increased by 6.4 percent or 13 thousand tourists. The highest number of foreign tourists came from Taiwan, China, which is 2020 tourists. The number of Taiwanese tourists to travel in Mongolia increased by 30 percent from that of last year.
The list of countries with the highest increase in the number of tourists in Mongolia continues with Belarus /23.4 percent increase/, Japan /19.7 percent/, Germany /17 percent/, China /8.8 percent/ and South Korea /6 percent/. Huang Kuo-jung, Representative of the Taipei Trade and Economic Representative Office in Ulaanbaatar noted that annual tourism events attended by Mongolian tour companies as well as cultural events held in Taiwan helped to raise the number of tourists.