VOV.VN - The number of tourists arriving in Hanoi since the beginning of the year is estimated at over 17 million, representing a five-fold increase year on year, according to the Municipal Department of Tourism.
The capital specifically welcomed 1.27 million international arrivals and 15.75 million domestic tourists, respectively, with total tourism revenue expected to hit VND48.35 trillion.
With 1.27 million international arrivals recorded, Hanoi fulfilled the target set for the entire year.
The city is anticipated to serve 1.61 million holidaymakers in November, including 1.35 million locals, and earn roughly VND4.39 trillion from services.
Dang Huong Giang, director of the Hanoi Department of Tourism said the autumn-winter season is widely considered the peak time for Hanoi to welcome visitors, especially international arrivals.
In the remaining weeks of the year, Giang revealed the capital’s tourism industry plans to deploy a range of diverse activities, including an Ao Dai Festival in 2022 and a seminar to connect tourist attractions in Hanoi.
Hanoi will also seek to deploy new types of tourism such as MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) tourism, and adventure sports tourism, as well as helicopter, hot air balloon, and virtual reality tours.
Recently, Hanoi was honoured as the "World's Leading City Break Tourism Destination 2022" at the “World Travel Awards 2022” ceremony.