Foreign tourists in Vietnam (Source: conphungtourist.com)

Hanoi​ (VNA) – In November, an estimated 732,740 international visitors came to Vietnam , up 12.9 percent over October and 20.4 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam .

Of this figure, 522,869 people arrived by air, an increase of 6.2 percent compared with the same period last year. The country also welcomed 4,124 visitors by sea and 205,747 others by road in the reviewed period, up 633.8 and 77.6 percent, respectively.

Between January and November, Vietnam welcomed more than 7 million foreign arrivals, while domestic travellers were estimated at 53.8 million.

The total revenue from the tourism sector reached nearly 313 trillion VND (14.2 billion USD), a year-on-year increase of 5.2 percent.-VNA