Tourist destinations attract crowds of visitors on holidays

Tourist destinations nationwide attracted a great number of visitors on National Reunification Day and May Day.

The Can Tho Culture, Sports, and Tourism Department reported that Can Tho received nearly 120,000 visitors and earned almost 1.6 million USD in revenue, up 19% from last year. Popular destinations in the city are the Ninh Kieu Pedestrian Bridge, the Ninh Kieu Pier, shopping area and night market, the Cai Rang Floating Market, the My Khanh Ecotourism Village, and the Phuong Nam Truc Lam Zen Monastery.

During the holiday week that began from last Wednesday, Phu Yen welcomed 34,000 tourists, up 30%. Holiday travelers mainly came from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and several northern provinces. They were impressed by the beautiful local scenery, the low prices, and the abundant entertainment of the Phu Yen Culture and Tourism Week 2018.

According to Lao Cai authorities, Sa Pa received 68,000 visitors, and local hotels reached 95% of capacity.

During the 4-day holiday, the number of visitors to Hanoi reached 320,000 people, 66,000 of them foreigners. The Vietnam Administration of Tourism reported that Hanoi earned almost 40 million USD from its hospitality sector. Popular destinations in Hanoi include the Temple of Literature, the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Ngoc Son Temple, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and Ba Vi National Park.

Source: VOV5