Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam increases by 7.6 percent in October
In October alone, the number of international tourists to Vietnam was up 7.6 percent from the previous month and down 99.1 percent from the same period last year due to the pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The country welcomed 3.8 million foreign visitors in the first ten months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 73.8 percent.
Additionally, the 2nd national domestic tourism recovery campaign under theme “Vietnam – safe, attractive destination” featuring many special promotional programs has been launched.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has also released the Safe Vietnam Tourism App which will help visitors easily update information about destinations, services and policies.
The national tourism conference 2020 will be held in Hoi An (Quang Nam) in November. It will discuss about tourism sector’s development, tourism recovery solutions, restructuring tourism source markets after the pandemic, the global and regional tourism situation, challenges and opportunity of Vietnam’s tourism industry, latest tourism trend.
Flexible booking is also one of the top deciding factors for Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Vietnamese travelers when it comes to the booking process in the present time, aside from price and safety.