Saigoneer, 23 November 2015. Who Are the Top-Spending Tourists in Vietnam?
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The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has released its first-ever annual tourism report that contains some interesting data about visitors to Vietnam.
The report focuses on data compiled in 2014…
Australians, whose trips lasted an average of 15.5 days, were by far the most generous with their outlays of cash with each visitor from the Commonwealth spending US$1,677 per journey. Germans came in second with a $1,367 per visitor spend, followed by Brits at US$1,348.
In terms of overall visitors to Vietnam, China led the way with nearly two million visitors. Korea (847,958), Japan (647,956), the US (443,776) and Cambodia (404,159) rounded out the top five.
he 7.9 million tourists who came to Vietnam in 2014 were responsible for $7.9 billion, or 60% of total tourism revenue. The entire tourism sector raked in $11.37 billion last year, representing 6.5% of the country’s GDP and provided 2.9 million Vietnamese with jobs…
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