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Vietnam suffers drop in tourist arrival number for 10th straight month

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:44 GMT+7
Vietnam suffers drop in tourist arrival number for 10th straight month

Vietnam suffered a record fall in the number of foreign tourist visits in March, keeping its downward trend for the tenth consecutive month, statistics show.

Foreigners paid 543,300 tourist visits to Vietnam last month, down 23.4 percent compared to the same period last year, the General Statistics Office said in a quarterly report released Monday.

Vietnam has reported slumping tourist arrival numbers for ten months in a row, and the latest is the highest-ever recorded.

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