Vietnam welcomed more than 7.2 million foreign visitors in eleven months of 2014, up 5.4% compared to the same period last year.
According to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), tourists from the Republic of Korea made up the majority with 764,835, a year-on-year increase of 12%.
Notably, Hong Kong travellers reached the highest growth rate in November with 13,569 visitors, an increase of 61.2% compared to the same period last year, followed by Germany with 129,507 visitors, an increase of 51.3%.
The number of Russian visitors to the country tended to go up at the year-end with 50,894 in November, bringing the total number in eleven months of the year to 330.349, a 25.2% year-on-year increase.
The figure is expected to increase in December with most of them travelling to ideal destinations in south-central Vietnam and Phu Quoc island.