Tourism destinations attract visitors during New Year holiday
Despite facing chilly weather conditions, many tourist attractions and localities nationwide were still able to welcome a large number of visitors during the New Year holiday.
Tourists visit Hanoi on the first days of New Year
Throughout the-three-day holiday, historical-cultural sites in Hanoi received approximately 118,500 holidaymakers, including 4,500 foreigners, with the majority being made up of foreign diplomats.
The average number of daily visitors to Duong Lam ancient village was roughly 3,200 during the holiday period, while the number of tourists visiting the Hanoi Zoo reached 5,000.
Elsewhere, the number of visitors to Hoa Lo Prison and the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism were 1,700, and 7,300, respectively.
Quang Ninh's Ha Long City holds its Winter Carnival 2021
to lure visitors on New Year Days
According to statistics compiled by the Quang Ninh provincial Department of Tourism, the province welcomed roughly 142,000 passengers during the the first two days of the New Year. The busiest sites were Ha Long Winter Carnival in Tuan Chau and Sun Carnival Plaza in Bai Chay ward.
Quang Ninh is striving to attract 10 million tourists throughout 2021, with total tourism revenue anticipated to reach VND20 trillion.
Meanwhile, the number of tourists visiting Lam Dong province reached an estimated 70,000, including 69,050 local tourists.
Danang launches a number of stimulus tourism programmes.
Through stimulus tourism programmes, Da Nang welcomed over 50,300 visitors, the majority of whom were domestic arrivals. The central city’s most attractive destinations were the Marble Mountains, SunWorld Ba Na Hills, Than Tai Mountain Hot Springs Park, and Dragon Bridge.
The initial two days of 2021 saw Khanh Hoa province welcome some 20,000 tourists, of whom 1,100 were international visitors.
Due to bad weather, Nha Trang Tourist Pier only served roughly 3,000 guests in visits of Hon Mun island, Hon Mot island, and the Dong Tam tourist site.
The northern province of Lao Cai counted over 103,000 visitors, the majority of whom were domestic arrivals. A number of tourist sites, including Sa Pa, Bac Ha, and Lao Cai city attracted a huge number of tourists over the opening three days of the New Year.
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