The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported that over 518,000 international arrivals came to Viet Nam in October 2011, a rise of 17.8% over the same period last year. Overall, Viet Nam has welcomed 4.83 million international arrivals in 10 months of 2011, a rise of 15.8% compared to the same period of 2010. The target of welcoming 5.3-5.5 million international arrivals this year is coming. Viet Nam tourism has been continuing to promptly complete remaining proposal works in this year.
Nearly 6,000 plants and products will be on display at the flower festivals at Quoc te Square in District 3 and Tao Dan Park in District 1 during the Tet holidays from January 18-28, reports Sai Gon Giai Phong.