Tourists to Da Nang increase in January

The central city of Da Nang, one of Vietnam’s popular tourist destinations, saw a jump in the number of tourist arrivals in January.

The central city of Da Nang, one of Vietnam’s popular tourist destinations, saw a jump in the number of tourist arrivals in January.

Around 263,000 travellers visited the coastal city last month, up 13.3 percent against January in 2014.

Of them, 112,000 were foreigners, a slight increase of 3.5 percent and 151,000 were local holiday-makers, jumping 21.9 percent from the same period last year.

Tourists to Da Nang increase in January

Around 263,000 travellers visited the coastal city last month (Photo: VNA)

The revenue also rose 20 percent from one year ago to VND765 billion (USD35.832 million).

Da Nang recently joined with central Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam provinces to unveil a campaign to promote tourism in their central region, home to numerous renowned beaches and world heritage sites.

The programme will focus on introducing new tourism options from all three localities in 2015, including a number of fascinating events, festive activities and tourism packages.

The city will introduce new river tours, the Helio entertainment complex, a French village, the Asia Park, a night market on Han river, Vincom commercial centre, and more./.

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