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Foreign arrivals increase by 21% in six months

Vietnam has received nearly 4.3 million foreign travelers during the first six months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 21.11%, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced on June 25.

Foreign arrivals increase by 21 in six months

VNAT statistics show that considerable growth was reported in most markets, with Hong Kong rising 140.61%, German 115.87%, Laos 38.83%, China 37.45%, Cambodia 30.09%, Russia 25.95%, and Spain 25.73%.

However, the number of foreign tourists to Vietnam in June decreased 19.94% compared to the previous month and 4.85% against the same period last year.

In the first half of the year, Hanoi capital welcomed more than 1.39 million visitors, representing a 17.4% increase year on year. The number of Chinese holidaymakers to the capital city went up 30% in the first four months, but fell significantly recently following the standoff in the East Sea.

To make up the fall, the city plans to intensify tourism promotions in Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Russia and some other East European nations.

The VNAT reported that domestic tourists hit 23.4 million in the six-month period, 6.9% higher than the same period last year. Total tourism revenue reached VND125 trillion, up 34.28% year on year.