The number of foreign tourists visiting Cambodia increased by 10 percent to 4.8 million in the first nine months of the year as Chinese continue to top the list of tourist arrivals, followed by Vietnamese.
Ho Chi Minh City greeted more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2019, representing a year-on-year increase of 14.3 percent, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
International tourist arrivals to Vietnam topped 1.31 million in July, up 11 percent month-on-month and 10.7 percent year-on-year, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on July 26.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised the tourism marketing promotional plan for 2020 which is focused on foreign tourists with high purchasing power and is aimed at generating 10 percent more revenue.
Thailand has decided to extend the waiver on visa-on-arrival fee for citizens of particular nations in order to attract more foreign tourists during the traditional lunar New Year of some Asian countries which falls on February 5.
South Korea will promote a new tourism product that allows foreigners to visit the two Koreas on a single cruise as part of efforts to promote inter-Korean economic exchanges, a public enterprise here said Monday.
A foreign tourist group called Keep Mui Ne Nice joined staff from local tourism facilities, organisations, and youngsters in Phan Thiet city in the south-central province of Binh Thuan to collect rubbish along Mui Ne beach on July 12.