During the first four months of this year, Viet Nam received nearly 1.5 million visitors, up 12.5 percent from 2006, according to the National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
|Viet Nam expects to welcome from 4 to 4.4 mil foreign tourist this year. (Photo:KK)|
Most of them were from China (178,097 visitors), the USA (155,592) and Japan (149,150).
Among the total number of visitors, more than 900,000 came as tourists, an increase of 17.5 percent over last year.
According to an official with VNAT, Viet Nam expects to welcome from 4 to 4.4 million foreign tourists this year, 400,000 – 800,000 more than in 2005.