That figure added to the total number of international visitors to Viet Nam in 10 months of this year of 10,473,230 arrivals, up 28.1% over the same period of 2016, exceeding the total number of 2016 (10,012,735 int’l arrivals).
Of which, the international visitors travelling by air reached 8,877,100 arrivals (+31.0%); by sea: 204,707 arrivals (-8.1%); by road: 1.391.423 arrivals (+18.0%).
In comparison with the same period last year, almost tourist markets recorded positive growth. In particular, Northeast Asian markets saw a strong increase including Republic of Korea (+53.9%), China (+45.6%), Hong Kong (+37.1%), Taiwan (+21.1%). Many European markets recorded two-digit growth rate such as Russia (+38.3%), Spain (+20.6%), Sweden (+17.5%), Finland (+15.2%), Germany (+13.7%), Holland (+12.7%), Italy (+12.3%), UK (+11.8). In addition, African and Oceanian markets continued to went up 28,5% and 13,3%, respectively.
The number of domestic trippers in 10 months estimated 63.1 million; total tourism receipts reached VND 417,400 billion, up 25.9% over the same period of 2016, according to Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism.