Hanoi falls behind many regional cities on foreign tourist attraction

Hanoi still falls behind many major cities in the region and the world regarding foreign tourist arrivals, according to a survey of the municipal Department of Tourism which was revealed on January 16.

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Foreign tourists at Hanoi's Hoan Kiem Lake 


In 2019, Hanoi welcomed 7.02 million foreign visitors, a year-on-year surge of 17 percent. However, the figure wasonly one fourth of the foreign arrivals in Hong Kong (China), and one third ofthat of Bangkok (Thailand) and Singapore.

Average spending of foreign tourists whostayed overnight in Hanoi reached 119.8 USD, rising nearly 7 percent comparedto 2018. The average length of stay of tourists in Hanoi stood at 3.67 days,longer than that of Dubai (3.5 days), which came third among the world’s 20 leadingdestinations selected by Mastercard in 2018.

Visitors to Hanoi mostly belong to the18-44 age group, with the 25-34 group accounting for the highest number offoreign tourists to the capital city.

 

Director of the Hanoi Department of Tourism Tran Duc Hai said in the coming time, the city needs to bolster tourism productdevelopment and promotion campaigns to lure more holidaymakers.

In 2020, the capital city strives towelcome approximately 32 million visitors, including 8.22 million foreigners,up 10.2 percent and 17 percent year-on-year respectively.

The city targets 116.7 trillion VND intourism revenue, a yearly rise of 12.5 percent./. VNA

 
 

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