Hà Nội receives 10.62 million tourists in seven months

August 01, 2022 - 08:07
In July alone, the capital city served 1.94 million tourists.
Foreign tourists visit Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội welcomed 10.62 million visitors in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 3.6 times over the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Total revenue from tourism activities in the period is likely to reach VNĐ31.9 trillion (US$1.36 billion), up 3.9 times year-on-year, the department reported.

In July alone, the capital city served 1.94 million tourists, earning VNĐ6.15 trillion ($263.3 million).

Hà Nội’s tourism sector is set to welcome 9-10 million visitors in 2022, including 1.2-2 million foreigners. Its total revenue is expected to reach from VNĐ27.84 to 35.84 trillion.

Director of the municipal Department of Tourism Đặng Hương Giang said the city is focusing on developing tourism products on its strengths, such as cultural and sports, and resort and MICE tourism while strengthening connection in tourism development in potential areas.

It has also paid attention to enhancing communication activities to promote the image of the capital city, its tourism destinations and new products to visitors worldwide through programmes on Vietnam Television (VTV), HanoiTV, and the US Cable News Network (CNN), and social network platforms, she said. — VNS