HCM City welcomes six millionth int’l visitor in 2017

VGP - Ho Chi Minh City welcomed the six millionth international visitor to the southern economic hub during the year at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on December 15.

The event marked a new step and the successful start of the city in developing its tourism, with the growth of more than 1 million international visitors in 2017 compared to last year in 2016.

In 2018, the city strives to welcome from 7.5 million to 8 million international tourists and an estimated of 29 million domestic visitors.

In 2017, international arrivals to the city are estimated at 6.39 million arrivals, an increase of 22.8% from 2016, reaching 110% of the set plan. Total tourism revenue is approximately at VND116 trillion, up 12.6% over the same period last year and meeting the set plan.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam