Published on : Tuesday, February 28, 2017
As per Vietnam’s General Statistics Office (GSO), the number of Chinese tourists to Vietnam is expected to reach 403,663 person-times in February, up 85 percent year-on-year. Marking the biggest market of tourists to Vietnam, the number of Chinese tourists to Vietnam has been on instant rise in the past five years.
Chinese visitors thus make up the largest proportion of international tourists to
Vietnam during the month, the GSO stated.
In February alone, Vietnam is likely to welcome nearly 1.2 million person-times of foreign tourists, up 20 percent against the previous month and 42 percent year-on-year.
Vietnam’s tourism sector is expected to receive 11.5 million foreign visitors and 66 million domestic travelers, generating 460 trillion Vietnamese dong (20.3 billion U.S. dollars) this year.