Vietnam among world’s fastest-growing tourist destinations: UNWTO
Updated at Friday, 07 Sep 2018, 17:29
The Hanoitimes - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has revealed the world’s top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked fourth among the world’s top fastest-growing tourist destinations in 2017 with growth of 29.1% in international arrivals in 2017 over the previous year.
Vietnam among world’s fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Egypt tops the list, followed by Togo, San Marino, Vietnam, Georgia, Palestinian territories, Niue, Nepal, Israel, Northern Mariana Islands.
The UNWTO’s report named “Tourism Highlights” reviews the number of international tourists worldwide in 2017. Asia and the Pacific also saw an increase in international tourism, with 323 million arrivals, according to the report.
Earlier, News Nation, an Indian newspaper, has named Vietnam the number one destination among the top cheapest countries you can visit without having to empty you bank account.
News Nation suggesed that the mountain resort of Da Lat in the central highlands is the perfect feast. Untouched and undeveloped Vietnam is a super cheap travel destination, as well as a beautiful country of lush mountain scapes and sweeping white sands.
Other places to visit while in this beautiful country can be included Hanoi. The place also retains some of the French food culture where you will find some great patisseries producing croissants. Have a pint of Vietnam’s most popular brew, Bia Hoi and stop over in one of the eccentric fairytale rooms of the Crazy House.
Vietnam welcomed some 10.4 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of 2018, a 22.8% increase from the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced.
Arrivals by air, road, and sea in the reviewed period recorded annual increases of 17.3%, 62.1% and 1.6%, respectively while growth was also seen in the numbers of visitors from all five continents.