Top 10 Fastest-Growing Tourist Destinations


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Top 10 Fastest-growing Tourist Destinations

Vietnam just isn’t precisely a stranger to tourism, according to the UNWTO. Anyone who has visited Ha Long Bay, the place junk boats full of tourists jostle for area on polluted waters, will probably have seen the grimmer aspect of the nation’s burgeoning tourism industry.

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has revealed the world’s Top 10 fastest-growing tourist locations in 2017, with Vietnam discovering a place.

The organization additionally really useful Ninh Binh, “the inland Ha Long Bay“, as a less-crowded various to the oversubscribed tourist staple.

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Along with lovely nature diversified with mountains, forests, deltas, beaches, caves, waterfalls and rivers, its varied tasty and low-cost street food and friendly people have additionally attracted increasingly more tourists.

It welcomed over 1.17 million international tourists in November, a rise of 14.4 per cent in comparison with October, bringing the full to 11.6 million within the first eleven months of 2017, up 27.8 per cent in opposition to the identical interval final 12 months, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

It welcomed 10 million international tourists for the first time in 2016, up 25 per cent against 2015. The number was only 2 million in 2000.

Vietnam aims to develop tourism into a spearhead economic sector by 2020, with a target of welcoming up to 20 million foreign arrivals and hosting 82 million domestic tourists, contributing 10 per cent to GDP and earning $35 billion in revenue.

The tourism industry has implemented new policies to invest in infrastructure and attract tourists.

Vietnam already offers visa exemptions for tourists from South Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asian countries, as well as extended visa-free programs through to June of next year for travelers from Western Europe, including those from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy. An e-visa system has been in place since February for tourists from 46 countries, at

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In the next three years, a project to restructure the tourism industry based on key tourism products in coastal areas, islands, ecotourism, and community tourism will be a focus.

The country also plans to reduce electricity costs for the hospitality sector and issue appropriate land use tax rates for tourism projects, to attract investors.

Airlines are also encouraged to open new routes linking Vietnam and major tourism source markets.

Vietnam is also calling for investors to develop integrated tourism and services projects, such as shopping centers and entertainment centers, in key tourism destinations.

Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said Vietnam will be able to catch up with Indonesia in tourism growth this year.

It should accelerate its growth, he added, and attract more tourists and enter the Top 3 in ASEAN, which are now Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

By 2030, tourism, as a spearhead economic sector, will drive the development of other sectors and Vietnam will be one of the leading Southeast Asian countries with strong tourism growth.

The other countries on the UNWTO’s list are Palestine, Egypt, the Northern Mariana Islands, Iceland, Tunisia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Mongolia, and Israel. VN Economic Times

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