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Vietnam welcomes over 1.6 million foreign visitors in October
  • | Nhan Dan | October 29, 2019 11:16 PM
According to the General Statistics Office, October was the first month that the number of international visitors to Vietnam reached over 1.6 million, bringing the total number of international visitors to Vietnam in the first ten months of 2019 to 14.5 million people.

Accordingly, international visitors to Vietnam in October were estimated at over 1.6 million, up 3.7% over the previous month, of which arrivals by air increased by 1.8%, by road up by 11.3% and by sea increased by 32.9%.

Compared to the same period last year, international visitors to Vietnam in October increased sharply by 34%, of which arrivals from Asia made up 41.2%, from Europe 7.3%, from the Americas 10.2%, from Oceania 1.5% and from Africa 19.4%.

In the first ten months of 2019, international visitors to Vietnam were estimated to reach nearly 14.5 million, increasing by 13% over the same period last year, of which arrivals by air reached more than 11.5 million, accounting for 79.4% of international visitors to Vietnam, an increase of more than 11%; by road the number reached more than 2.7 million, up 22.3%; and by sea reached more than 213,000, up 6.6%.

Meanwhile, Asian visitors to Vietnam reached 11.5 million, accounting for 79.5% of total international visitors, up 15.2% over the same period last year, of which Chinese visitors reached more than 4.5 million, up 9.4%; from the Republic of Korea reached more than 3.5 million people, up 22%.

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