Da Nang expects to welcome nearly 7.5 million visitors in 2018
17:14 | 03/02/2018
VGP – The central city of Da Nang is striving to welcome 7.47 million visitors, gaining tourism revenue of VND22,500 billion.

Of the figure, the city expects to attract around 2.7 million foreign tourists and 4.77 million domestic ones this year.

Nguyen Ngoc Tuan, Vice Chairman of Da Nang People’s Committee said the city witnessed remarkable socioeconomic development partly thanks to a series of important events like the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, Da Nang International Fireworks Festival, Da Nang Investment Conference, and Asian Golf Tournament.

Da Nang will continue investments to further strengthen the development of tourism , including adoption of preferential mechanisms for travel agencies, human resource training, and diversification of entertainment facilities.

The city will also focus on improving public awareness in pursuit of the goal of building a hospitable, civilized and safety Da Nang, according to Tuan.

Last year, Da Nang welcomed more than 6.6 million visitors, including 2.3 million foreign ones, up 39% and 4.3 million domestic ones, up 11.2%. The total revenue from tourism was estimated at VND19,504 billion.

By Thuy Dung

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