Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

VOV.VN - Following month-to-month reports in 2017 in which the travel trade showed steady, increases in the number of international visitors for January-April, the numbers took a dramatic dive in May.

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According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million.

There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative total of 5.2 million, according to the GSO, substantially all of which is attributable to a surge in the number of Chinese visitors.  

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