Ha Noi welcomes over 54 thousand foreign visitors during the New Year holiday

According to the report of Department of Tourism, on the occasion of the New Year, the city received 53,337 international tourists, up 34 percent over the same period last year. Of which, 38,098 million tourists made their stay in the capital, an increase of 34 percent from the same period last year.

The number of local tourists is estimated at 153,300, a 9 percent year-on-year increase.

The city welcomed 206,637 guests, up 15 percent against the same period last year. Tourism revenues rose 16 percent year-on-year to as many as VND644 billion.

On January 1 alone, 18,334 international visitors arrived in the city. Of which, 13,096 million tourists made their stay in the capital, an increase of 51 percent from the same period last year. The city welcomed over 58,300 domestic guests, representing a year-on-year surge of 10 percent. Tourism revenue hit VND 232 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 28 percent.

Biggest foreign markets included China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the Southeast Asian Region, the U.S., France, and Australia.

On January 1, the Ha Noi Department of Tourism, Viet Nam Aviation Corporation and relevant units welcomed a German passenger on Viet Nam Airlines’ flight VN36, which landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in the morning of January 1, was the first foreign visitor to set foot in Ha Noi in 2017.

Source: Ha Noi Portal