Specifically, according to the announcement of the General Statistics Office, international visitors  to Vietnam in March reached 41.7 thousand arrivals, up 41.4% over the previous month and 2.2 times higher than the same period last year.

Generally, in the first quarter of 2022, international visitors to our country were estimated at nearly 91,000 arrivals, an increase of 89.1% over the same period last year.

In which, visitors arriving by air reached 82.3 thousand arrivals, accounting for nearly 90.5% of international visitors to Vietnam; by road reached 8.6 thousand turns of people, accounting for 9.5%; by sea reached 36 arrivals, accounting for 0.04%.

International visitors to Vietnam start to grow wellInternational visitors to Vietnam start to grow well
 Illustration: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism

Notably, revenue of accommodation and catering services in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 1.2%; tourism revenue in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 1.9% over the same period last year as Vietnam began to open up to tourism.

Previously, from March 15, 2022, tourism activities have been reopened to all international and domestic tourism, via air, road, rail, and sea routes; applicable to international tourists to Vietnam (inbound), tourists to go abroad (outbound) and domestic tourists.

Conditions and regulations on immigration and health for international tourists have become much more favorable. The unilateral visa exemption policy for 13 countries has been restored, along with the immigration policy as before the epidemic.

At the conference launching the reopening of tourism activities: Vietnam – A full experience”, Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) Nguyen Trung Khanh affirmed that the opening of tourism March 15, 2022 is a very important milestone for Vietnam’s tourism industry, implementing the great policy of the Party and State on opening up international exchange and trade activities after a long time being affected by the impact of the pandemic. affected by the pandemic.

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The reopening not only restores the economy but also affirms that Vietnam is a safe and friendly destination; contributing to enhancing the position of Vietnam’s tourism in the context that tourism in other countries around the world is also recovering.

Right after March 15, tourism activities in many localities have been vibrant again with many promotional activities to attract tourists…

Source: qdnd.vn