Vietnam welcomes 1.87 million foreign visitors in first nine months of 2022


HANOI, Sept 30 (Bernama): Vietnam received about 1.87 million international arrivals in the first nine months of this year, 16.4 times higher than the same period last year but much lower than that in the same time in 2019 before Covid-19 broke out, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

In September alone, the country saw nearly 432,000 foreign visitors, down 11.2 per cent over the previous month, Vietnam news agency (VNA) reported.

Total revenue from accommodation and catering services reached VN$430.9 trillion in nine months, a 54.7 per cent rise year on year, while earnings from travelling services reached about VN$18.2 trillion, 3.9 times higher than the figure recorded in the same period last year, and equivalent to only 55.9 per cent of that in the same period of 2019.

The tourism sector has actively strengthened tourism promotion activities to attract more foreign visitors.

It reported that recently, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has coordinated with the social media network TikTok and the Vietnam Tourism Association to introduce launch "Ngan nga Vietnam,” which calls on users to discover the beauty of traditional music, celebrate culture and share national pride, thereby contributing to promoting Vietnam tourism. - Bernama

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