Visitor arrivals to Vietnam increased 7% in the first quarter 2019

Vietnam‘s General Statistics Office reported (05-Apr-2019) estimated foreign visitor arrivals to Vietnam for Mar-2019 and three months ended Mar-2019. In general, Visitor arrivals to Vietnam up 7% in 1Q 2019, arrivals from South Korea up 24%.

Details as below:

  • Mar-2019:
    • International visitor arrivals: 1.4 million +5.0% year-on-year;
      • By market:
        • China: 391,185, -14.0%;
        • South Korea: 335,612, +23.0%;
        • Japan: 82,533, +6.2%;
        • US: 61,619, +10.3%;
        • Russia: 68,880, +11.1%;
        • Taiwan: 65,390, +23.7%;
        • Malaysia: 52,113, +23.1%;
        • Thailand: 44,606, +78.3%;
        • Australia: 27,899, +6.5%;
        • UK: 29,367, +1.8%;
      • Arrivals by air: 1.1 million, +2.3%;
  • Three months ended Mar-2019:
    • International visitor arrivals: 4.5 million +7.0% year-on-year;
      • By market:
        • China: 1.3 million, -5.6%;
        • South Korea: 1.1 million, +24.1%;
        • Japan: 233,355, +8.3%;
        • US: 219,700, +7.9%;
        • Russia: 215,618, +6.2%;
        • Taiwan: 207,095, +26.0%;
        • Malaysia: 143,629, +11.1%;
        • Thailand: 124,588, +49.3%;
        • Australia: 108,522, stable;
        • UK: 89,879, +4.7%;
      • Arrivals by air: 3.5 million, +4.5%.