According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), around 490,000 foreign guests arrived in Vietnam in August, making a year-on-year increase of 14.5%.
The VNAT reported that in the first eight months, the number of overseas guests went up 18.4% against the same period last year. Most of them came from Cambodia (year-on-year surge of 74.2%); China (up 53.5%); Malaysia (up 18.7%), Japan (up 11.7%), and Singapore (up 10.6).
According to the VNAT, the tourism industry also handled 23 million domestic guests and earned VND 85 trillion in revenues which accounted for over 77% of the year’s set target.
The success came from associated trend among regions, better infrastructure, diversified tourism products, and large-scale investment in resorts, hotels, and entertainment services.