Hanoi – An average monthly rise of 51% was seen in the number of Indian tourists to Vietnam in the first 10
months of this year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of
The administration reported that Vietnam welcomed 20,681
Indian visitors in October and 82,066 in the first 10 months of 2022. Since
July, the number of Indian tourists to Vietnam each month surpasses the figures
recorded in 2019.
Notably, searches for Vietnamese destinations from the
Indian market are rising quickly, with the volume in October increasing three folds
compared to that in July and doubling that in August. The most searched destinations include Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Da Nang, and Quy
The agency attributed the rise to the results of tourism promotion
activities in the Indian market, along with the launching of many direct air
routes linking the two countries.
In October, the number of foreign tourists rose 12.1% over
the previous month. Tourism revenue in the January-October period reached 425
trillion VND (17.08 billion USD), equivalent to 74% of that in the same period of 2019. In the period, the Republic of Korea topped the number of tourists to Vietnam with 26.3% of the total
Data from the travel tracking tool Google Destination
Insights showed that the number of international searches for tourist
accommodations in Vietnam in October continued to increase about 20% compared
to September 2022 and 11 times over March.
The top 10 countries with highest searches for Vietnam
tourism are the US, Australia, Singapore, India, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the UK,
Malaysia, Thailand and Germany, while the top 10 most searched destinations in
Vietnam include Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang.
In October, the administration issued licences to 70 travel firms to operate
international tours, raising their number so far this year to
At the same time, the global ranking of VNAT’s website vietnam.travel
was advanced to the 166,985th position from 458,550th position