Hanoi welcomes over 715,000 visitors in November

Update: 07/12/2020
Hanoi received more than 715,000 tourists in November, an increase of 29.1% against October, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Visitors pose for a group photo amidst blooming glowing wild sun flowers at Ba Vi National Park (Photo: bavi.hanoi.gov.vn)

Total tourism revenue was estimated to reach VND1.7 trillion, down 80.6% year-on-year but up 40.9% against October.

During the Jan-Nov period, the capital city welcomed nearly 8 million visitors and earned VND26.62 trillion from tourist activities.

Recently, Hanoi ranked 15th in the list of 25 most popular destinations of the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.

Over the past two months, the city’s hospitality sector has actively engaged in tourism programmes with localities nationwide to forge regional links and drive up visitor numbers and tourism revenue.

The city has taken a wide range of measures to stimulate tourism, actively participating in tourism promotion events including the Vietnam International Travel Mart and the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day.

Assorted new tourist products have been developed to provide more interesting experience for visitors, including the Wild Sunflower Festival and Balloon Festival at Ba Vi National Park, and night tours at Hoa Lo Prison and Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

Source: Nhan dan Online