Nam welcomed more than 269,650 foreign tourists in May,
bringing the total number of foreign tourists to more
than 1,379,680 in the first five months of this year,
or a year-on-year increase of 19.4 percent, said the
Viet Nam Administration of Tourism (VAT).
them, tourists from Germany recorded the highest growth
at 105.3 percent compared to the same period last year.
Those who came from the Philippines rose by 68.8 percent,
from the Republic of Korea (RoK), 59.4 percent, from
Singapore, 55.2 percent, Thailand, 41.2 percent, and
Malaysia, 30.5 percent.
a result, the average occupancy rate of high-grade hotels
reached 90 percent in tourist centres such as Ha Noi,
Ho Chi Minh City, and Nha Trang
June, the hospitality sector will continue coordinating
with Singapore in preparation for the 8th session of
Viet Nam-Singapore tourism cooperation organisation
in Viet Nam. In addition, they will attend the 42nd
ASEAN service cooperation session and a seminar on the
Mekong Sub-region's tourism development to be held in
in the first five months of this year, the northern
border province of Quang Ninh welcomed more than 1.28
million visitors, 29 percent more than the same period
last year, including 454,000 foreign tourists, an annual
rise of 25 percent.
attract tourists to sites of historic significance,
the provincial authorities have invested billions of
dong in preserving well-known historical relics and
cultural places such as Yen Tu pagoda and the Bach Dang
spikes site. The tourism sector has coordinated with
the centre for rescue and related agencies to work out
measures to ensure security for tourists.