International tourist arrivals to Vietnam rise sharply in November

Tuesday, 30/11/2021 17:15
Vietnam greeted more than 15,000 foreign tourists in November, an increase of 42.2% from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

The increase came from the Government’s decision to allow a pilot program to reopen to international tourists under package tourism programs, through charter flights or international commercial flights flights to designated places and tourism facilities in Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Da Nang and Quang Ninh.

Many tourist delegations came to Vietnam after the country reopened to foreign tourists. (Photo:

The number of foreign tourists visiting the country during the Jan-Nov period totaled 140,100, down 96.3 percent year-on-year.

Of the total, the number of visitors arriving by air accounted for 68.9%, down 96.9%; by road accounted for 30.7%, down 92.9%, and by sea made up 0.4 %, down 99.7%.

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is actively implementing activities to promote, advertise and stimulate demand for tourism recovery, including: Designing identity sets; developing promotional video clips; promoting through images and articles on international and domestic media channels: page, and social networks of the VNAT (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, Tiktok and more)./.