China Source Market Remains Key to Vietnam Tourism Boom

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Arrivals from China in January increased 67.9% from a year ago to a record high of 247,621, accounting for nearly a quarter of Vietnam’s total international tourists, according to the General Statistics Office.

The country welcomed more than 1 million foreign visitors in the first month of 2017, a 23.6% increase year-on-year, official data showed. Nearly 70% of the arrivals were from Asian countries.

The number of Chinese tourists reached 2.5 million in 2016, a quarter of the 10 million total international visitors, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

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