Sharp Rise in Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Da Nang in 2017
Publish date 18-12-2017 16:04

The Da Nang Department of Tourism recently reported that approximately 6.6 million visitors came to the city in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 19% and 4.8 percent higher than its yearly target.

The number of international travellers to the city rose by 36.8 percent from 2016 to 2.3 million this year.  The figure also included 4.3 million domestic ones, up 11.3 percent year-on-year.

The city earned over 19.4 trillion VND (853.96 million USD) in revenue, an increase of 20.6 percent from 2016 and 4.9 percent higher than its yearly target.

Statistics also show that the city witnessed an impressive increase in the number of visitors by air which stood at over 1.58 million, up 74.4 percent whilst by-car visitors via Thailand and Laos was estimated at 14,120.  In addition, the city welcomed 78 cruise ships, with a total of approximately 120,000 passengers, a year-on-year increase of 46%.

From To quoc Newspaper