The central city of Da Nang held an event in Bangkok, Thailand on October 24 to promote its tourism to Thai travel companies and connect them with Vietnamese partners.
Ba Na Hills tourist site in Da Nang
The Da Nang Tourism Roadshow 2019 saw the participation of representatives ofthe Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Thai Travel Agents Association and localtourism companies.
Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang said Da Nang hasbecome one of the most outstanding tourist destinations in Vietnam and Asiaover the past years.
The city attracts foreign visitors thanks to its UNESCO-recognised heritage,clean and beautiful beaches, developed infrastructure, pure air and thehospitality of locals, he said.
Over the recent past, Thailand has emerged to be one of the key source ofinternational tourists to Da Nang, the ambassador noted.
Directflights between Bangkok and Da Nang operated by Bangkok Airways, Air Asia andVietjet Air, and the upcoming launch of Vietnam’s national flag carrier VietnamAirlines have helped to enhance trade, economic, tourism and cultural linksbetween the two cities and countries, he said.
A representative of the Da Nang Tourism Department introduced the majorattractions in Da Nang as well as its tourism connectivity with otherlocalities like Hoi An, Hue and Quang Binh.
Thai media reported that in the first eight months of this year, 310,955 Thaitourists visited Vietnam, up 46.3 percent year-on-year, and the number isexpected to grow further in the time ahead thanks to the increase of flights.
The media said Vietnam’s central region is popular among Thai holiday-makers, withDa Nang, Hue and Hoi An being the top choices./.VNA