Hanoi’s tourism sector continues recovery momentum in August

Hanoi’s tourism industry continued its strong recovery in August, with an estimated 1.7 million visitors, according to the capital city’s Department of Tourism.

Thien Son-Suoi Nga, a tourist site in Hanoi's Ba Vi District.
Thien Son-Suoi Nga, a tourist site in Hanoi's Ba Vi District.

The figure includes 1.6 million domestic tourists and 156,000 foreign visitors. The sector’s revenue in August is expected to reach 4 trillion VND (171 million USD).

Since the start of the year, the capital city has welcomed nearly 12.4 million visitors, 4.2 times higher than the same period last year, of which the number of foreign tourists is estimated at 582,000.

During this period, total tourism revenue is estimated at 35.9 trillion VND (1.5 billion USD).

Visitors to Hanoi over the first eight months of 2022 already exceeded the full-year target of 9-10 million.

Director of Hanoi’s Tourism Department Dang Huong Giang said the city is encouraging the development of new tourism products such as hot-air balloons in Ba Vi and paragliding in Chuong My.

In addition, the city will continue enhancing night culture and food tourism products in the Old Quarter.