Vietnam plans to welcome 15-17 million foreign visitors in 2018

Travel agencies also served 32.5 million local tourists, a rise of 8.3% from last year.Total revenue from the tourism industry hit VND160 trillion (US$7.68 billion), up 23% compared to the figure in 2011.Overseas arrivals came mostly from Russia, Finland, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, and Japan. The number of tourists travelling to Vietnam by sea increased by six times, while travelling by air grew just 10%.* It is reported that about 3.8 million foreign tourists visited Ho Chi Minh City during the past year, up 8.5% compared to 2011. The City’s tourism sector earned estimated revenue of VND68…... [read more]

Vietnam expects to welcome 5 million visitors this year, up by 800,000 over the yearly target, according to the tourism sector. In the first ten months of this year, almost 4.2 million foreign tourists arrived in Vietnam, up 39 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office. In October - the month of the 1000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, the number of tourists arriving in Vietnam increased sharply with over 440,000, higher by 99.3 percent over the same period last year. Tourists from Asian countries also rose rapidly, including China, the Republic of Korea…... [read more]

Vietnam ’s tourism sector is expected to welcome the five-millionth foreign tourist in mid-December this year, according to sources from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). The sector received some 420,000 foreign visitors per month in the first 10 months of 2010, representing the country’s highest number of tourist arrivals monthly in the past 20 years. China , the Republic of Korea , Japan , the US , Australia , France , Thailand , Malaysia , Cambodia and the UK . Vietnam ’s image as well as seek out tourist cooperation.   Source: VNA... [read more]

Cambodia is expected to welcome 5 million foreign visitors this year,and about 8 million by 2020, according to the country’s TourismMinister, Pak Sok Kun. He said his ministry has taken measuresfor promoting the stable development of tourism, particularly byfocusing on diversifying tourism products and improving the servicequality. Tourism plays a vital role in realising the Cambodiannational development strategy of promoting economic growth, employment,equity and efficiency. In 2014, the country received 4.5million foreign arrivals, up 7 percent compared to the previous year,generating revenue of 3 billion USD and providing about 60,000 jobs inthe tourism sector.-VNA... [read more]

According to Nguyen Manh Cuong, Deputy Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), if these targets are reached, Vietnam will go to the finish two years ahead of its previously set schedule.The sector will increase tourism promotions inside and outside the country, and concentrate on eight key markets, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, France and Russia.Together with the national action programme on tourism and the 2013-2015 national tourism promotion programme, it will continue promoting the world heritage site of Ha Long Bay after it was officially recognised as one of the New 7…... [read more]

In 2017, Hanoi was considered by many prestigious travel magazines inside and outside the country voted as a safe and attractive destination for tourists. In which, Hanoi has been named among the top 50 safe destinations for solo travelers by US-based news website Business Insider.Meanwhile, according to the MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017, Hanoi has been ranked 7th on a new list of the world’s fastest-growing tourism cities, with a 16.4 percent average annual growth rate in the 2009 - 2016 period.Accordingly, to promotes Hanoi’s tourism, on 2016 December 22, the ceremony of signing a memorandum of propaganda cooperation…... [read more]

International tourists visit Hoi An ancient town. Vietnam welcomed 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first half of the year. (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA)- Vietnam welcomed 6.2 million foreign visitors in the firsthalf of the year, a year-on-year increase of 30.2 percent, and served 40million domestic tourists, earning a total of 262 trillion VND (11.5 billionUSD) in revenue.According to General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of TourismNguyen Van Tuan, the first six months marked a period of high-quality growth forthe nation’s tourism industry.He attributed this to efforts made by the sector and the guidance of the Partyand State. According to…... [read more]

NDO/VNA – A German passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN36, which landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in the morning of January 1, was the first foreign visitor to set foot in Hanoi in 2017.Thomas Bauche and his wife were greeted with musical performance and gifts presented by representatives of local agencies.President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan delivered a welcome greeting in German.The German couple said this is the second time they have travelled to Vietnam. Besides Hanoi, they planned to go to Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City and the southwest region.Bauche said…... [read more]

Vietnam welcomes over 10 million foreign visitorsDao Loan HCMC – Vietnam has this year welcomed more than 10.47 million international tourists, a year-on-year rise of 28.1%, according to data by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam. In October alone, the country welcomed more than 1.02 million foreign visitors, growing nearly 24.7% over the year-ago period. Visitors from Asian countries registered the strongest growth of 29.4%. China, South Korea and Russia remained three leading source markets for Vietnam’s tourism sector as the country has seen 3.2 million Chinese, 1.9 million Koreans and 457,000 Russians coming, rising 45.6%, 53.9% and 38.3% year-on-year…... [read more]

Vietnam welcomed more than 3 million foreign visitors in the first quarter of 2017, a 30 percent increase from the same period last year, official data showed. Over 70 percent of arrivals were from Asian countries. In March alone, over 1 million international visitors arrived in Vietnam, representing an on-year jump of 21 percent. Coinciding with the China-ASEAN Year of Tourism 2017, Chinese visitors topped the pile with a record high of nearly 1 million arrivals from January-March. South Korea remained in second place with over half a million visitors touching down. Vietnam has been offering a 15-day visa waiver…... [read more]