International web searches for Vietnam tourism remain high

(Vietnamplus) International searches for tourism in Vietnam remain high, according to the Vietnam National Tourism Administration under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

In November, international searches for accommodation in Vietnam increased 12 times compared to March and the hunt for flights to Vietnam increased four times. Vietnamese destinations most sought after by international visitors were Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Phu Quoc, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Da Lat, and Phan Thiet.

International tourists in Hanoi – The capital city of Vietnam. Image Credit: VN Express

In the first 11 months of this year, Vietnam attracted nearly 3 million international tourists, 20 times higher than the figure in the same period last year. Visitors from the Republic of Korea were still the largest of the total number, followed by US tourists.

Nearly 597,000 foreigners visited Vietnam in November, up 23% month-on-month. At the same time, the number of domestic holidaymakers is estimated at 4.5 million. The total revenue of the tourism sector reached over 18 billion USD, or 70% of the year 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out.

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Published by Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam (AHA Vietnam)

The Official Platform for Australian Hospitality & Tourism Alumni and Professionals in Vietnam.

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