|Chinese visitors led the pack as more than a million foreigners visited Việt Nam in January. — Photo nld.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Chinese visitors led the pack as more than a million foreigners visited Việt Nam in January.
Asian tourists accounted for 67.5 per cent of the total, and nearly 250,000 were from China, an increase of 67.9 per cent compared with the same period last year, according to the Việt Nam Tourism Authority. It said that holidaying in Viet Nam, including during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays, had become a trend among Chinese travellers.
China’s Xinhua News Agency quoted a Chinese visitor to Việt Nam in May 2016 as saying that buffet spreads and purchasing Vietnamese products were popular among Chinese guests. The coastal cities of Đà Nẵng and Nha Trang are highly favoured destinations, the report said. — VNS