Tourism sector serves 13 million domestic tourists in January: MoCST
|Tourism sector serves 13 million domestic tourists in January: 2023 is a promising year for Vietnam's tourism sector. (Photo: VNA)|
Total revenue from tourists during the month was estimated at 46 trillion VND (1.96 billion USD).
During the seven-day Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday that lasted from January 20-26, the country was estimated to serve 9 million domestic visitors, an increase of about 47.5% compared to the 2022 Tet, with an estimated revenue of 17.5 trillion VND.
The local tourism sector targets 110 million tourists this year, including 8 million foreign visitors and 102 million domestic holiday-makers; and earn some 650 trillion VND from the non-smoke industry.
|Tourism sector serves 13 million domestic tourists in January, (Photo: VNA)|
In 2022, Vietnam recorded around 101.3 million domestic tourists, exceeding the yearly plan by 68.3%. The tourism sector booked some 495 trillion VND (21.1 billion USD) in revenue, 23% higher than the target, thanks to the whopping number of domestic tourists.