2014: Foreign tourists spent US$8.39 billion in Vietnam
Last year, Vietnam received 7.78 million foreign tourists who spent around US$8.39 billion in the country, according to a survey conducted by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Foreign visitors to Vietnam spent most of their money on accommodation and meals. Shopping and entertainment accounted for only a small amount. For instance, 33.14% of their spending went to accommodation, 23.74% to food, 18.34% to shopping, 4.08% to guide and entrance fees, 3.56% to entertainment and 3.79% to others.
The number of foreign tourists revisiting Vietnam made up 32.98%, of which 18.1% for the second time and 5.77% for the third time.