VN welcomes nearly 13 million foreign arrivals
15:53 | 30/09/2019

VGP – Viet Nam received 12.9 million foreign arrivals in the first nine months, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported. 

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In September, 1.56 million foreign visitors arrived in Viet Nam, representing a month-on-month increase of 3.2%. 

The number of visitors traveling by road dropped by 21.6%; by air up 9.5%, and by sea up 25.9%. In the reviewed period, the number of foreign arrivals saw a year-on-year surge of 28.8%. Especially, the number of Asian and African guests picked up 33.5%; those from Americas up 13.3%; Europe up 5.6%; and Australia down 0.3%. 

In the first nine months, over 10.1 million Asian visitors travelled to Viet Nam, accounting for 78.9% of total foreign guests. The number of European guests was estimated at 1.61 million, representing a year-on-year growth of 5.3%./.

By Kim Anh

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