Dramatic year on year increase in international visitors

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Dramatic year on year increase in international visitors
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Da Nang’s Department of Tourism has predicted that the city is likely to have welcomed a total of 474,809 visitors during March which, if true, will be 28.3% up on the same month last year. Of this figure, the number of international visitors is expected to have climbed by 58.3% to 190,514, whilst that of domestic visitors should have risen by 13.9% to 284,294.

Cruise ship passengers arriving at Tien Sa Port
Cruise ship passengers arriving at Tien Sa Port

This will mean that the total number of visitors to the city during the 1st quarter of this year will be around 1.33 million, up 29.4% against the same quarter last year.  Of this expected total, 595,864 are foreigners, up 58.4%, whilst the remainder are domestic visitors, up 12.6%.  As a result, the city’s tourism sector is expected to have earned an estimated 3,902 billion VND in revenue, up 31.2% against the same period last year.

Over the 3-month period, the city has seen 42 cruise ship dockings at Tien Sa Port, bringing a total of around 51,000 tourist passengers, a 28% rise year on year.

(Soure: Danang Today)