The ranking is based on readers’ reviews and ratings for various categories including accommodation, restaurants and travel experiences, gathered over 12 months. Vietnam, which was named among world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2016, has overtaken its neighbor Thailand for the first time. Thailand came in 9th, three places behind Vietnam. Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam in January-May skyrocketed 27.6 percent from a year ago to more than 6.71, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam is loved by both local and foreign visitors for its natural beauty, cheap prices, vibrant nightlife and memorable travel experiences. Vietnam is striving to welcome 17-20 million foreign visitors and make $35 billion per year from tourism by 2020, contributing 10 percent to the country’s economy, compared to the current 7.5 percent.
Top 03 tourism products made Vietnam became the third on the list:
- Half-Day Hanoi Food Tour
- Full-Day Mekong Delta Bike Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
- Evening Hoi An Food Tour by Bike.
Source: VNA and Tripadvisor.