Almost five million foreigners visit Vietnam in seven months

16:39 | 05/08/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said that Vietnam welcomed 564,736 foreign visitors this July and 4,852,621 in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 15.6 percent from the same time last year.

Of these, 2,929,610 traveled Vietnam, a 13.9 percent increase, 815,811 went on business, a 16.1 percent, 836,388 visited their relatives, a 19.5 percent increase, and 270,813 flew to the country for other purposes, a 21.1 percent increase.

Despite numerous disadvantages, most of Vietnam’s foreign tourist markets grew in the first seven months of this year, including Hong Kong-China increasing by 111.3 percent, Germany up by 99.4 percent, Russia up by 27 percent, Laos up by 26.7 percent, and China up by 26 percent./.

Thanh Tam