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Tourist spending in Vietnam remains low

by VTV430 November 2019 Last updated at 09:22 AM

VTV.vn - A recent report has found that the spending habits of foreign tourists in Hanoi and other major attractions mainly involve essential services such as accommodations, food, transportation, and day trip bookings.

While the number of tourists coming to the country has increased sharply, the revenue from tourism has not matched up to the rise.

According to Hanoi Department of Tourism, the average amount spent by a foreign tourist in Hanoi is 100 USD per day, depending on the cost of day trips and accommodations. Compared with other cities in the region and the world, spending of tourists in Hanoi is low. In comparison, foreign tourists spend an average of 286 USD a day in Singapore, 181 USD in Seoul (South Korea), and 173 USD in Bangkok (Thailand).

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