So far of this year, more than four million Chinese tourists have visited Vietnam, breaking the record of 2017 number.
General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) reported, the number of Chinese tourists grew by 28.8% over last year. Vietnam is expected to welcome more during the year-end holiday with a total of about five million Chinese tourists expected to visit the country in 2018.
However, China was not leading inbound tourism market in terms of growth in Vietnam. The number of tourists from South Korean grew a remarkable 48.3% compared to 2017, with nearly 2.9 million tourists visiting over the last 10 months.
GSO also recorded more than 12.8 million international tourists so far – a hike of 22.4% compared with the same period last year.
The Vietnam’s National Administration of Tourism is expecting to welcome between 15 and 16 million tourists in 2018.
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