Since opening to tourism on March 15, Vietnam has always been in the top of tourism searches because of its easy policies on entry.
According to google trends, searches for tourism in Vietnam increased by more than 75% in the first 5 months of 2022, becoming the countries with the highest growth rates in the world.
With the full reopening, Vietnam has shown a strong recovery in the domestic tourism industry by continuously maintaining a high growth rate.
According to the Vietnam News Agency, topping the list of the most searched markets for Vietnam tourism is the US, second is Singapore, followed by Australia, Japan, India, France, Germany, Thailand, Canada, and the UK.
Besides, the top destinations that international tourists are most interested in are Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phu Quoc, Da Nang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Phan Thiet, Hue and Quy Nhon.
By the end of April 2022, the international search volume for aviation to our country has reached 1.114% and continued to increase in May, the highest point increased by 2,000% compared to the same period in 2021.
Regarding the search volume for accommodation in Vietnam, the increase from the beginning of April 2022 to the middle of May 2022 has increased more than 4 times. By mid-May, an increase of 450% was reached and continued to remain at a high level.
Statistics show that international visitors to Vietnam increased sharply in May 2022. Generally, in 5 months of 2022, international visitors to our country are 4.5 times higher than the same period last year. This is a good sign for the tourism industry after more than 2 months of officially opening completely.
According to the May report of the National Administration of Tourism, the number of domestic tourists increased by 243% over the same period in 2021. In which, the number of guests staying was 8 million. Vietnam is witnessing strong growth of domestic tourists when in the first 5 months of the year, it welcomed 48.6 million visitors.
During the pandemic period, tourism was one of the hardest hit sectors. However, Vietnam has been named and recommended many times by trusted tourism awards.
World Travel Awards (WTA) is the most prestigious awards program across all sectors of the tourism industry, considered the ‘Oscars of Tourism’. In 2021 for the first time, Vietnam has won the title of Asia’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination. Vietnam also won the title Asia’s leading destination, Best Golf Destination 2021 in the World and Asia.
American news channel CNBC also listed central Vietnam among seven lesser-known destinations in the world to consider visiting post-COVID-19 crisis.
These highly regarded awards once again affirms the potential and attractiveness of Vietnam tourism to international visitors.