(TITC) - According to General Statistics Office (GSO), the number of international arrivals to Viet Nam in November 2012 was estimated 655,701, increasing by 24.4% in comparison with October 2012 and 7.2% over the same period of 2011.
In November, by means of transportation, international arrivals to Viet Nam by air reached 560,080, an increase of 27.4% over November 2011; by sea: 13,524 (up 91.1%); by road: 82,097 (up 2.1%).
With this impressive result, the total of international arrivals to Viet Nam in 11 months is over 6 million arrivals, increasing by 11.4% over the same period of 2011, fulfilling 92.8% of international arrivals target in 2012.
International arrivals from most markets achieved positive growth, led by South Korea (31.5%), followed by Malaysia (25.6%), Thailand (24.6%), Japan (20.8%), Taiwan (17.0%), France (6.5%), USA (2.7%), China (0.8%), and Australia (0.2%).
Thus, with the market trend in the last peak months of the year, Viet Nam tourism sector will successfully complete the target of 6.5 million arrivals in 2012.