Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh addresses the conference.

Presiding over a hybrid conference in Hanoi that is looking into how to attract more international tourists to Vietnam, the leader stressed the significance of the communications work, innovation, digital transformation and green transition in tourism development.

He urged ministries, agencies, localities and businesses and experts to propose solutions to remove obstacles and set out tasks and solutions to realize the effort on the basis of traditional culture, creating tourism breakthroughs next year.

Nearly 597,000 foreigners visited Vietnam in November, up 23.2% month-on-month, bringing their total number in the first 11 months of this year to 2.95 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

The country earned some 536.3 trillion VND (21.6 billion USD) from accommodation and catering services, up 56.5% year-on-year, while revenue in the travel and tourism industry was estimated at 22.9 trillion VND, a 4.1-fold increase compared to that of the same period last year.

Source: VNA