The VNAT said on July 5 that in 2017, it distributed 27,000 feedback forms to foreigners at 12 international bordergates nationwide, including four airports, four land border gates, and four seaports.
Results showed that up to 93.46% of the respondents were satisfied and very satisfied with their trips in Vietnam. Only 0.63% of them recorded any dissatisfaction.
More than 92.5% of tourists stayed overnight in Vietnam at tourism accommodations, and 7.4% visited the country within one day. Over 60% of the visitors organised tours by themselves.
Meanwhile, each foreign visitor staying at tourism accommodations spent an average of US$1,171.3 in Vietnam, with Asian visitors spending US$995.7, European visitors US$1,295.3, vistors from Oceania US$1,791.1, and those from the Americas US$1,525.1.
About 60% of the respondents were visiting Vietnam for the first time, according to the report.
At the press conference in Hanoi, the VNAT also reported that nearly 7.9 million foreigners visited Vietnam in the first six months of 2018, up 27.2% year-on-year. The country also witnessed around 42.8 million domestic tourists exploring the nation in this period.
Tourism activities generated VND312 trillion (US$13.5 billion) for the country between January and June, rising by 22.5% from the same period last year, the administration said.