Ho Chi Minh City welcomed around 960,000 visitors, up 4.3 percent, and the room occupancy rate was 80 percent, according to statistics from the Ministry of Tourism.
Its tourism revenue is estimated at 2.8 trillion dong ($116.17 million), an increase of 5.5 percent.
Last year, Vietnamese also enjoyed a four-day National Day break.
Neighboring Ba Ria-Vung Tau, home to the seaside town of Vung Tau, welcomed 535,000 visitors, up 37%, and generated revenue of VND298 billion, an increase of 29%.
Khanh Hoa, home to the resorts of Nha Trang and Cam Ranh, raked in revenue of VND662 billion, up 14%.
The central resort city of Da Nang welcomed 254,000 visitors, up 6.3 percent, and its revenue rose slightly to over VND915 billion.
To the north, Hanoi and a few other major attractions have also seen a tourism boom.
The capital received 640,000 visitors, an increase of 51%, and its revenue increased by 54%, to more than 2 trillion VND.
Thanh Hoa Province welcomed 320,000 visitors, an increase of 26.6%, who spent VND663 billion, an increase of 30%.
The neighboring province of Nghe An received 270,000 visitors, an increase of 35%.
Quang Ninh, home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay, welcomed 300,000 visitors, up 64%, and earned nearly VND500 billion, an increase of 50%. .
The mountain town of Sa Pa welcomed more than 300,000 visitors, an increase of 167%, and Ninh Binh welcomed 222,000 tourists, an increase of 47.5%.
But Phu Quoc Island received only 62,000 visitors, down 26.5% from last year.
Due to bad weather, boat and ferry services to Vietnam’s largest island and the neighboring islands of Nam Du and Hon Son have been suspended during the holidays.
Can Tho, famous for its Cai Rang floating market, welcomed only 180,000 visitors, down 4% from last year.
Under the impact of Typhoon Saola, which weakened after making landfall in China’s Guangdong province, southern and central Vietnam received heavy downpours during the holiday.