Capital Hanoi beats annual tourism target in October
Update: Oct 27, 2022
The number of tourists visiting the capital of Hanoi has reached over 15 million so far this year, far exceeding the set target of welcoming up to 10 million in 2022, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
Foreign holiday makers visit  the Temple of Literature in Hanoi
The department announced the capital has welcomed more than 15.38 million tourists between Jan. – Oct. 2022, representing a five-fold increase compared to the same period last year. Its revenue also quintupled, hitting VND43.69 trillion.
Of the total travelers recorded in 10 months, 983,000 were foreign visitors.
October alone witnessed the capital serve 1.51 million tourists, including 212,000 foreigners, and earn VND3.97 trillion from services.
The average occupancy rate of hotels in the 10-month period stood at 35%, up 14.1% year on year.
To make the tourism industry thrive in the remaining two months of the year, the capital plans to implement a number tourism programmes and cultural events, such as an Festival Ao Dai Hanoi, a contest to seek the Hanoi Tourism Ambassador, and a song writing competition about tourism in Hanoi.
The municipal Department of Tourism will continue to direct relevant units to focus on developing the capital’s typical tourism products, such as cultural tourism, experience tourism, sports tourism, and MICE tourism (a type of tourism combining meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions).
VOV - - Oct 27, 2022