Published on : Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang will experience tourism boom with the arrival of 100,356 foreign visitors in the Lunar New Year 2017, an increase of 26.6 per cent year-on-year, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported the Department of Tourism as saying.
The total number of visitors coming to Da Nang city is estimated to reach 243,230, rising 9.5 per cent compared to last year.
Da Nang will host several cultural events to celebrate Lunar New Year 2017 such as an event on New Year’s Eve on the Han River and a spring flower festival.
The city was honoured as Asia’s leading festival and event destination by the World Travel Awards in 2016.
Da Nang served more than 5.51 million visitors last year, up 17.7 per cent from 2015. Of the figure, 1.67 million were foreigners, marking a 31.6 per cent increase.
The Da Nang airport is now operating 20 international routes, including 11 direct and nine charter ones.