About 4.2 million foreign guests flock to VN
16:10 | 06/08/2013
VGP – About 4.2 million foreign arrivals arrived in Viet Nam in the first seven months, posting year-on-year increase of 5.9%, according to the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism.

In July, Viet Nam welcomed 658,000 foreign visitors, representing a year-on-year increase of 28.5%.

Key tourism markets including China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Russia, and the UK all saw rises in the number of their visitors to Viet Nam.

The rise in foreign arrivals in the past seven months sent out upbeat signs for the tourism sector to meet its set target of welcoming 7 million foreign visitors for the whole year.

Last year, the tourism industry handled 6.85 million international visitors and 32.5 million domestic tourists, earning US$7.6 billion in revenue./.   

By Khanh Phuong

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