Chinese tourists to Việt Nam increase significantly in first two months

March 01, 2024 - 16:37
The Chinese visitors reached 300,000 in February.
Chinese tourists in Hà Nội. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — The number of Chinese tourists to Việt Nam in the first two month this year increase 7.5 times over the same period lasr year, according to the General Statistics Office.

The Chinese visitors reached 300,000 in February.

Data from the Agoda digital travel platform shows that Việt Nam is a popular destination for many Chinese tourists in early this year.

Search volume from China to Việt Nam during Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday almost returned to pre-pandemic levels.

Chinese tourists' interest in traveling to Việt Nam this year reached 95 per cent compared to 2020 - the time before travel restrictions due to the COVID pandemic.

The top five locations chosen by Chinese tourists are HCM City, Hà Nội, Nha Trang city, Đà Nẵng City and Phú Quốc Island.

Last year, Việt Nam welcomed more than 1.74 million Chinese visitors.

However, in terms of total number of visitors, the the number of Chinese tourists still ranks second, after Korea with 426,500 visitors in February and 844,000 in two months. — VNS