International visitors to Vietnam in the first two months of 2020

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         According to the General Statistics Office, international visitors to Vietnam were estimated at over 3.23 million, up 4.8% compared to the same period last year. This is the lowest increase of 2 months in the past 4 years.


            In recent years, the Covid-19 epidemic has a negative impact on the field of international tourist arrivals to Vietnam. International visitors to Vietnam in February plummeted, some countries such as China, Singapore and South Korea fell sharply due to fears of the spread of disease. However, visitors from Europe were estimated at 502,100, up 8.8%, Japan 163,000, up 8%; Taiwan 169,900 arrivals, up 19.9% ​​... compared to the same period last year.


             In response to the Covid-19 epidemic, the tourism industry of Vietnam has proactively and promptly implemented plans to cope with the epidemic's consequences. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has also issued an international and domestic stimulus program to respond to the Covid-19 epidemic in response to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, restoring the growth of international and domestic visitors, and trying to complete become the industry's target by 2020.


           The program will be implemented simultaneously in both international and domestic stimulus, quality assurance, diversity and through many different channels. At the same time, attract the active participation of localities, tourism businesses, aviation, media agencies ...
           It is known that the stimulus program for domestic tourism with the message "Vietnam is safe" will be implemented nationwide, from March to August 2020. The peak period for domestic tourists summer holidays, applied to domestic itineraries deployed for programs that depart before May 31, 2020.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Thu Trang

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