Of the figure, over 184,000 were foreigners, up 18 percent from August.
So far this year, tourist arrivals in Hanoi rose four-fold to 13.87 million year-on-year, of which more than 766,000 were foreigners. The total revenue from tourism is estimated at VND39.69 trillion (US$1.72 billion), marking a 4.7-fold rise from the same period last year.
In September, hotel room occupancy rate reached 43.7 percent, up 14.3 percent from a month ago and 28.6 percent year-on-year. The figure in the nine months is estimated at 34.1 percent, up 12.7 percent year-on-year.