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Visitors to Da Nang up nearly 50% in May

Released at: 11:05, 30/05/2017

Visitors to Da Nang up nearly 50% in May

Photo: Lehoiphaohoadanang.com

Numbers up 46.8% year-on-year and revenue 48.8% in May.

by Le Diem

Visitors to the central city of Da Nang totaled 612,922 in May, up 46.8 per cent year-on-year, according to figures from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

International visitors stood at 205,995 and domestic visitors 406,927, increases of 81.2 per cent and 33.9 per cent year-on-year. Total revenue is estimated at VND1.8 billion ($80,000), an increase of 48.8 per cent.

Thanks to activities such as the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2017, street music programs, and a series of accompanying events, visitor numbers have increased sharply.

Every Friday and Saturday, a street space where model cars and artists parade provides an animated atmosphere to the coastal city. Lines of people follow the parade, taking pictures with foreign artists.

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