According to the Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the city welcomed 110,856 domestic and international tourists over the Christmas and New Year holidays, up 38.6% against the same period last year.
Of this figure, the number of foreigners climbed by 32.5% to 60,943, whilst domestic visitors rose by 46.8% to 49,913.
During the 4-day New Year holiday break, the number of foreign guests staying at the city’s 5-star seaside holiday resorts, luxury apartments and villas made up between 75% and 80% of the total. The majority of them were from China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Australia and European countries.
Most notably, 99% of the guests staying at the Crowne Plaza Danang were from China and other Chinese-speaking countries. They had arrived on charter flights from some of the major cities and provinces of China.
Meanwhile, the 4 and 5-star hotels located in the inner-city attracted mainly domestic visitors.
Room occupancy rates of between 75% and 80% were reported at the local 4 and 5-star hotels and other similar-standard accommodation establishments.