Vietnam: 1,007,238 foreign visitors in January 2017


International visitors to Viet Nam in January reached 1,007,238 arrivals. For the first time in the history of national tourism industry statistic records, Vietnam got more than 1 million international arrivals. Increase 12.3% over last month and up 23.6 % over the same period last year (1.2016).

TOP10 international arrivals to Vietnam in January 2017
China: 247,621 visitors
Korea: 171,932 visitors
USA: 67,262 visitors
Japan: 66,394 visitors
Russia: 58,586 visitors
Australia: 44,143 visitors
Taiwan: 39,495 visitors
Malaysia: 32,471 visitors
Thailand: 29,015 visitors
England: 24,094 visitors

For the first time in recent years the structure of TOP3 international arrivals to Vietnam changed. Traditionally there were China, Korea, Japan. In January 2017 Japan out from TOP3, replaced by visitors from USA.

Total international arrivals in 12 months 2016 to Vietnam reached 10,012,735 arrivals. Increase 26.0% over the 12 months of 2015. As officially announced by Tourism Authority of Vietnam. International visitors to Viet Nam in December estimated 897,279 arrivals, increase 17.9% over the same period last year.

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