Hanoi welcomes 8.6 million tourists in the first six months

Wednesday, 2022-06-29 11:32:55
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NDO - The total number of tourists to Hanoi reached 8.61 million by the end of June 2022, an increase of nearly 3 times over the same period last year.

Of which, the international visitors reached 211,300 arrivals and domestic visitors reached 8.4 million arrivals.

Total revenue from tourists reached VND 25.2 trillion, also more than 3 times higher than the same period in 2021.

The information was announced by the Hanoi Department of Tourism, on June 28.

Although in the first quarter of 2022, Hanoi city was still heavily affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, in the second quarter, the city had a strong "speed up" so tourism achieved positive results.

In the coming time, the Capital's tourism industry will continue to direct travel agencies and destinations to build attractive and unique tourism products, focusing on the city's strong products such as cultural tourism, experiencing tourism, sports tourism, and MICE tourism.

The city also focuses on developing agricultural tourism and investing in the pilot construction of several models of agricultural and rural tourism development in Duong Lam ancient village and Hong Van craft village, an agricultural farm tourism model in Dan Phuong district, at Van An farm in Yen My commune, in My Duc district's weaving village, and also the Hoa Vien organic farm tourism model in Thach That district.

Hanoi also focuses on developing associated tourism products in the Northern Delta region towards the Capital region such as waterway tourism products, agricultural tourism, and cultural heritage tourism.

At the same time, the city will also work closely with other provinces to form tourist routes such as Huong Pagoda - Tam Chuc - Bai Dinh, Guom (Sword) Lake - Trang An - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi - Lai Chau - Ha Giang and Hanoi - Hoa Binh - Son La.