HCM CITY — The Da Nang hotel industry is looking up in terms of number of rooms available and occupancy rates.
In the second quarter the number of rooms increased by 7 per cent from the previous one to 3,100 rooms at 29 hotels and resorts, according to a survey by property consultancy Savills Viet Nam.
In the second quarter, normally the peak season for domestic travel, the average occupancy also increased by 7 per cent and the average room rent by 14 per cent to VND2.06 million (US$99.5) per night.
In the period the city welcomed 736,000 visitors, an increase of 24 per cent from the previous quarter. However, foreign arrivals, who accounted for 146,000 of them, decreased by a whopping 30 per cent while domestic tourist numbers were up by more than half.
Six new hotels are expected to open this year with around 900 rooms.-VNS