Vietnam welcomes more than 1 million foreign visitors in October

VOV.VN - The number of foreign arrivals to Vietnam in October is estimated at more than 1.02 million, up 5% against September and 24.7% over the same month last year.

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This is the seventh month the number of foreign visitors has hit more than 1 million.

During the ten-month period, Vietnam received more than 10.473 million foreign tourists, a year-on-year increase of 28.1%, including over 8.8 million visitors travelling by air (up 31%), nearly 1.4 million by land (up 18%) and 200,000 by sea (down 8.1%).

Visitors from Asia rose by 32.8% to nearly 7.9 million and the major markets - China, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Thailand- recorded growth in the number of travelers to Vietnam.

Meanwhile, around 1.5 million foreign tourists came from the EU (up 18.1%) and 671,000 visitors were from America (up 10.4%).

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