Da Nang welcomes over 3.1 million tourists
Update: Dec 06, 2013
The central city of Da Nang has welcomed more than 3.1 million tourists from the beginning of 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 17.2 percent.

According to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, of the arrivals, the number of foreign visitors reached more than 743,000, up 17.8 percent from the same previous last year.

The city has earned 7.784 trillion VND (365.9 million USD) from tourism services so far this year, a rise of 29.8 percent year-on-year.

In the period, 92 cruise ships anchored at Tien Sa port, bringing 102,465 visitors to the city, a 91 percent surge compared to 2012’s figure.

The city is implementing programmes to attract more tourists from foreign markets through direct air routes between Vietnam and Thailand, Japan and the Republic of Korea, and from nations along the East-West Economic Corridor.

It also focuses on the development of inland waterway tourism, offering a new tourist product.

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