Vietnam Visa News

Over 3.5 million foreigners visit Vietnam in six months

In the past six months, more than 3.54 million foreigners came to Vietnam up 4.9 percent from a year earlier, according to the General Statistics Office.

Among 18 countries and territories having the largest numbers of visitors to Vietnam (over 35,000), Russia took the lead with a sharp increase of 57.8 percent in the reviewed period.

The number of foreigners arriving in Vietnam by air accounted for 80.7 percent, (up 0.8 percent), while those coming by road and sea were just 15.9 percent (up 12.5 percent) and 3.4 percent (up 2.7 percent), respectively.

However, the growth rate was still 16.9 percent lower than last year’s level.