Vietnam is ranked among the fastest growing travel destinations in the world

Monday - 27/05/2019 10:33
Before that, Vietnam has many times reached the ranking of travel in the world.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the list of the top fastest growing travel destinations in the world. Notably, Vietnam ranks seventh in the list, with a 24.6% increase in foreign visitors in 2016, behind the two countries in the same continent, Nepal ( 39.7%, ranking second), South Korea (30.3%, 4th).

Other Asian countries on the list include Japan at 8th and Indonesia at 20th. The Sierra Leone nation, which is in West Africa, topped the list with a 310% increase in 2016.

Vietnam is ranked among the fastest growing travel destinations in the world

According to the General Statistics Office, international visitors to Vietnam in the first 6 months of 2017 is estimated at 6,206.3 thousand, up 30.2% over the same period last year. Of which arrivals by air reached 5.212 thousand, up 33%; By road reached 823.5 thousand, increasing by 15.8%; Arriving by sea reached 170.8 thousand, increasing by 26%.

Of the international visitors to Vietnam in the first half of 2017, visitors from Asia took the lead with 4,572.7 thousand people, accounting for 73.7%. Visitors from Europe followed with 979.3 thousand people, accounting for 15.8%.

To promote tourism in Vietnam on the Internet, Tourism Information Center, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will officially launch new website vietnamtourism.com and specialized page " Destinations" in English on 9th July. This new interface is expected to contribute to improving the efficiency of Vietnam's online travel advertising on the internet, creating novelty, with modern features and interfaces, getting tourists centered to change the way of accessing and providing information to visitors.

Specialized interface "Destinations" in English

Also serving tourists, Hanoi Transport Corporation (Hanoi Transerco) has taken the test run the Double decker bus named City Tour last 30th June.

With a value of about VND 7-9 billion, the car is painted bright red color for visitors to easily identify and  equipped with 4G wifi system, many modern equipments, accessories of support up and down and lock the wheelchair in the cab for disabled clients. There is the roof to cover sunshine, rain in the 2nd floor.

The car is designed for Vietnam tourism market in development city tour products. It is expected that the first 10 bus will be put into use in July 2017. If it is successful, Ha Noi Transshipment Corporation (Ha Noi Transerco) will order domestic manufacturer to produce this vehicle, scheduled to be officially put into operation in the next 2 months.

 

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