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Hanoi earns triple from tourism in January-February

Hanoi earns triple from tourism in January-February

Thursday, March 02, 2023, 18:55 GMT+7
Hanoi earns triple from tourism in January-February
People visit the Perfume Pagoda complex in My Duc District, Hanoi. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

Hanoi yielded nearly VND13.2 trillion (US$556.7 million) in tourism revenue from more than 3.7 million visitors in the January-February period, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

The revenue surged 3.6 times from the same period last year while the number of tourists increased 2.8 times.

Among the arrivals, 535,000 were foreigners.

In February, the Vietnamese capital city welcomed 1.98 million visitors, up 15 percent from January. 

The month’s tourism revenue was estimated at VND7 trillion ($295.3 million), up 13 percent from January.

February’s occupancy rate of hotel rooms was 56.2 percent, decreasing insignificantly by 0.5 percent compared to January.

Currently, Hanoi has more than 3,700 accommodation establishments, offering over 70,000 rooms.

In the coming time, the city will introduce more tourism products, including renewing services at the pedestrian spaces of Hoan Kiem Lake and its vicinity, those around the Son Tay Ancient Citadel, in the southern urban area of Ring Road 3 in Hoang Mai District, and around Thien Quang Lake in Hai Ba Trung District.

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Bao Anh - Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre News


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