Nearly 4.3 million int’l guests visit VN

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VGP – About 4.28 million foreign tourists visited Viet Nam in the first four months, representing a year-on-year surge of 30.3%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Of the figure, about 3.5 million foreigners travelled by air (up 32.6% against the same period last year); 610,000 others came by road (up 11.1%); and the rest arrived by sea (up 77.6%).

The agency reported an increase in tourist inflows from key markets with 1.27 Chinese visitors (61.1%), 701,000 Korean visitors (up 35.1%) and 261,000 Japanese visitors (up 6.6%).

In the reviewed time, Viet Nam welcomed 747,000 European visitors, posting a year-on-year growth of 25.5% while the number of American tourists rose 9.1% to nearly 230,000.

The total revenue of accommodation and restaurant sales increased by 11.3% to VND 153.4 trillion, topped by Quang Ninh, Dong Nai, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, and Binh Duong./.

By Kim Anh

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