Visitor arrivals to Vietnam down 18% in 1Q2020, arrivals drop 68% in Mar-2020

    Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported (31-Mar-2020) visitor arrivals to Vietnam for Mar-2020 and for the three months ended Mar-2020. Details include:

    • Mar-2020:
      • Visitor arrivals: 449,923, -68.1% year-on-year;
        • Russia: 72,222, +4.9%;
        • Japan: 37,385, -54.7%;
        • China: 33,194, -91.5%;
          South Korea: 28,699, -91.4%;
        • Malaysia: 23,221, -55.4%;
        • Taiwan: 22,344, -65.8%;
        • Thailand: 18,171, -59.3%;
        • UK: 17,873, -39.1%;
        • US: 17,653, -71.4%;
        • Germany: 15,383, -41.7%;
        • Australia: 13,821, -50.5%;
        • Singapore: 9883, -59.9%;
        • Philippines: 7664, -42.9%;
        • Canada: 6066, -64.8%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 375,137, -65.7%;
    • Three months ended Mar-2020:
      • Visitor arrivals: 3.7 million, -18.1%;
        • China: 871,819, -31.9%;
        • South Korea: 819,089, -26.1%;
        • Russia: 244,966, +13.6%;
        • Japan: 200,346, -14.1%;
        • Taiwan: 192,216, -7.2%;
        • US: 172,706, -21.4%;
        • Thailand: 125,725, +0.9%;
        • Malaysia: 116,221, -19.1%;
        • Australia: 92,227, -15.0%;
        • UK: 81,433, -9.4%;
        • Germany: 61,465, -14.9%;
        • Singapore: 51,726, -24.2%;
        • Canada: 41,807, -22.2%;
        • Philippines: 36,969, -12.2%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 3.0 million, -14.9%.