International tourist arrivals to Vietnam up 20%

30, May, 2016

International tourist arrivals to Vietnam up 20%

From the statistics of Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam has welcomed over four million foreign tourists this year, of which most tourists from China, the second is South Korea and the third is Japan. With Japan and South Korea can visit Vietnam for 15 days without a visa, the policy issued from last year. The tourist market from Europe also enjoy similar visa policies - Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and UK. These markets are also increased from 30-40% over last year.

To get the increase above is due to the recovery of all the markets, especially visa-free policy. The revenue of tourism in this period was nearly ( $ 7.5 billion ), up nearly 21 percent from last year.

Vietnam has been more widely known by foreign tourists thanks to the beautiful beaches of city such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc....
The beaches in Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc has performed the task of traveling the past five years. Visitors to the these places has increased about 23 percent annually, and together account for 30 percent of all tourists to Vietnam.

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has also urged the government to double the length of stay of visa exemption for tourists from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK to 30 days in order to attract more visitors.

In addition, the airlines also open more international routes to Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc, for the convenience of tourists when travel to Vietnam.