Number of international tourist arrivals reached 12.9 mil in 2017 in Vietnam, according to Eurostat. This is 29.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Vietnam reached an all time high of 12.9 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.35 mil in 1995. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Cambodia amounted to 5.60 mil, 60.7 mil in China, 3.26 mil in Laos and 35.6 mil in Thailand in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked 31st within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.