Hanoi welcomes 10 million visitors during first six months of 2015

first_imgAccording to the Municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, travellers to Hanoi during the first six months of this year reached around 10 million, up four percent from the same period last year.The announcement was made during a conference to deploy Hanoi tourism tasks for the last six months of 2015 and an action plan to develop tourism under Government Resolution.Statistics also showed that more than 1.58 million of the visitors were foreigners, up 8.8%, and 8.45 million were domestic travellers, up three percent. Total revenue from tourism was estimated at around VND15 trillion (nearly USD 700 million), an increase of three percent compared to the same period of 2014.The General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan also informed that the number of inbound tourists is estimated at 40 million, generating 190 trillion VND (8.75 billion USD) in revenue, up 1.7% annually.last_img