Vietnam aims for 20.5 million foreign tourists in 2020

Update: 17:00 | 24/12/2019
The tourism sector has set the goal of attracting 20.5 million international visitors in 2020 and serving 90 million domestic travellers, it was said at a review meeting of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in Ha Noi on December 23.
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The VNAT reported that an estimated 18 million foreign visitors came to Vietnam in 2019, up more than 16 percent from the figure of 2018.

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Foreign visitors at a tourism destination in Thua Thien - Hue province. (Photo: VNA)

In total, the tourism sector earned more than 720 trillion VND (nearly 16.7 billion USD), an increase of 16 percent on a yearly basis. The number of domestic travellers also rose by 6 percent to 85 million.

The average growth of tourists in the three consecutive years from 2016 was 22 percent a year, putting Vietnam among the 10 countries with highest tourism growth in the world.

Next year, Vietnam will host a number of major events that are expected to draw tourists, including the Formula 1 Vietnam Grand Prix and the National Tourism Year 2020.

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(Source: VNA)