Traveler to Vietnam slightly rise in January

The traveler is estimated to hit over 6.5 million in January, representing a slight year-on-year rise of 2.2%. Of the total, 397,000 came for vacations, up 6.4 percent, while 111,000 others were on business trip, up 0.9%.

The Republic of Korea led other countries and territories in the number of visitors to Vietnam during the month, with 84,300 arrivals, up 39%.

It was followed by Australia with 41,300; Russia, 25,800; Malaysia, 23,000; and Thailand, 21,100.