Vietnam emerges among popular tourist destinations of Koreans in 2024 summer

The number of hotel bookings from Korean travelers to Vietnam increased 3 times in comparison with the same period last year, according to South Korea's Booking platform Yeogi Eottae.
Koreans keen to visit Viet Nam in 2024 summer. Illustration photo. (Photo: VGP)
Koreans keen to visit Vietnam in 2024 summer. Illustration photo. (Photo: VGP)

Yeogi Eottae reported that there is a surge in hotel bookings from Korean tourists to Vietnam during this year's peak summer tourist season from June to August.

A of late April, the number of hotel bookings in Vietnam and the Philippines is leading in the region. The Southeast Asian countries are emerging as popular tourist destinations of Koreans in 2024 summer.

Specifically, Hanoi led the trend index ranking among Vietnamese favorite tourist destinations by the end of April released by Rankify Korea with 1,788 points.

It was followed by Da Lat and Ha Long Bay with 1,379 points and 796 points, respectively.

Earlier, in the first 11 months of 2023, more than 7.3 million tourists from South Korea visited Vietnam, an increase of 220 percent compared to the same period in 2022.

Vietnam ranks second in the list of most preferred travel destinations for South Korea after Japan thanks to convenient flights and cool weather.

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(Source: VGP)