VIETNAM: DA NANG SEES SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN FOREIGN VISITORS IN 2017

HANOI, Vietnam, Vietnam's central coastal city of Da Nang saw a significant growth in international tourist arrivals in 2017, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported according to the city's Department of Tourism.

The number of international travellers to the city rose by 36.8 per cent from 2016 to 2.3 million this year.

In 2017, about 6.6 million visitors came to Da Nang, up 19 per cent over the previous year and 4.8 per cent higher than its yearly target. The figure included 4.3 million domestic tourists, up 11.3 per cent year-on-year.

The central city earned over 19.4 trillion VND (US$853.96 million) in revenue, an increase of 20.6 per cent from 2016.

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 per cent while by-car visitors via Thailand and Laos were estimated at 14,120.

Source:NAM NEWS NETWORK