Foreign Visitors Up 7%

Nhandan July 14, 1999 - The number of foreign tourists to Vietnam in the first half of 1999 increased at the rate of 7% in comparison with the first six months of last year, reaching 54% of the annual target, according to statistics released by the General Department of Tourism. The number of domestic tourists occupied only 44% of the annual target.

Localities with large foreign tourist arrivals are Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Quang Ninh, Thua Thien Hue, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Khanh Hoa, Ha Tay.