VOV.VN - Despite tourism services being heavily impacted by COVID-19, many international tourism organisations and press agencies have still listed Hanoi among the group of the most attractive cities globally.
TripAdvisor ranks Hanoi in second place in the list of the top 25 most popular destinations in Asia, and sixth among 25 most popular destinations in the world.
Elsewhere, prestigious travel website World Packers named Hanoi among its top 10 cheapest cities to live in the world.
The capital also made it onto the global list of 100 greatest places to explore on Earth, as voted by Time magazine.
Furthermore, UK travel website Holidu selected Hanoi in its list of “The Best Cities for a Workation”, while London-based analytical agency Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA) listed the Vietnamese capital among its top 50 cities in the world to have the best response to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moreover, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi was awarded a five-star rating, the top level of recognition, from Forbes Travel Guide in its independent assessment of luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas.
Hanoi La Siesta Diamond Hotel in Hanoi also finished first on Tripadvisor World’s Top Rooftop Hotels list thanks to its jaw-dropping skyline view.
Dang Huong Giang, director of the Hanoi Department of Tourism, said that the Department always directs travel service businesses and destinations in the capital to prepare to launch tourism products focusing on new and upgraded service quality. This should be done alongside implementing measures to ensure safety against the COVID-19 pandemic.