Visitor arrivals to Vietnam up 16% to 18m in 2019

    Vietnam‘s General Statistics Office reported (06-Jan-2020) foreign visitor arrivals to Vietnam for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 1.7 million, +24.4% year-on-year;
        • By market:
          • China: 558,432, +37.7%;
          • South Korea: 424,736, +30.9%;
          • Taiwan: 80,506, +25.1%;
          • Japan: 79,737, +12.8%;
          • Malaysia: 70,348, +7.7%;
          • Russia: 60,877, +11.8%;
          • Thailand: 58,601, +37.6%;
          • Singapore: 40,866, +8.4%;
          • Australia: 29,670, -4.3%;
          • Cambodia: 27,472, +48.1%;
          • UK: 22,558, +0.3%;
          • France: 21,896, +4.2%;
        • Arrivals by air: 1.4 million, +26.2%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 18.0 million, +16.2% year-on-year;
        • By market:
          • China: 5.8 million, +16.9%;
          • South Korea: 4.3 million, +23.1%;
          • Japan: 951,962, +15.2%;
          • Taiwan: 926,744, +29.8%;
          • Russia: 646,524, +6.6%;
          • Malaysia: 606,206, +12.2%;
          • Thailand: 509,802, +45.9%;
          • Australia: 383,511, -0.9%;
          • UK: 315,084, +5.7%;
          • Singapore: 308,969, +7.9%;
          • France: 287,655, +2.9%;
          • Cambodia: 227,910, +12.3%;
        • Arrivals by air: 14.4 million, +15.2%.