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Vietnam Tourism Booming in 2014

Even though the country has received criticism for some of its tourism policies, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam welcomed 745,980 international travelers in April, a 21.51% increase over the same month last year.

TTR Weekly, citing the agency’s statistics, found that most international visitors came from Asia/Pacific countries with China leading the way with 41.56% of total visits, followed by South Korea, Japan, the United States and Malaysia.

More than 81% of April visitors arrived via Hanoi and HCMC, the country’s 2 major aviation hubs.

Here are some more detailed statistics from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism:

[TTR Weekly // Photo via Sam Antonio]