4 million international tourist in the first 5 months

Update: 01 June, 2016

According to the General Statistic Office, international visitors to Viet Nam in May of 2016 estimated 757,224 arrivals, seeing an increase of 30.2% over the same period last year. This will hopefully rise up until the end of this year and bring good results to tourism in general and the agents in particular.

Of which, visitors by air reached 643,894 arrivals, accounting for 85%; by sea: 15,408 and by road: 97,942, accounting for 2% and 13%, respectively.
The total number of international tourists in the first five months was 4,005,878 arrivals, up 20% over the same period of 2015, including 3,291,938 by air; 66,011 by sea and 647,929 by road.

Particularly, the number of visitors from countries enjoying visa exemption under the Resolution 46/NQ-CP of Government from July 1, 2015 has been significantly rising including Italy (+30.1%), the UK (+24.4%), Spain (+22.4%), Germany (+17.65%), and France (+13%). Other markets also make up a great number of tourists. Total tourism receipts reached VND 167,464 billion, up 20.7% over the same period last year.