The capital city served 170,000 domestic tourists in the holiday, 3 times higher than the same period last year, the department reported.
Meanwhile, as many as 38,000 foreigners, mostly from Japan, China, the UK, the US, Germany, the Republic of Korea, and Finland, visited Hanoi on the occasion.
On January 1, Vietjet Air welcomed international passengers to Hanoi from Osaka (Japan) at Noi Bai Airport.
Many cultural and art programmes to welcome the new year have been held, attracting the attention of tourists.
During the holiday, many tourist attractions in the city launched new products and organise attractive activities to stimulate demand and attract more visitors.