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Over 1.5 million visitors to Hoi An

2011-12-21 (GMT + 7)

Hoi An this year has welcomed some 1.5 million travelers, up 18.3% year-on-year, with 750,000 international tourists.

Hoi-AnThe number of sightseeing travelers is about 1.13 million in total while that of visitors staying overnight is 649,000 with an average of 2.16 days per person.

“This number of visitors to Hoi An has hit a record high since the ancient town was listed into the tourism map at home and overseas,” reported Hoi An City chairman Le Van Giang. Such a good performance is believed to have resulted from the city’s efforts to launch numerous tourism promotion activities in the year.

Besides better infrastructure, the city  attracts visitors with a wide range of new tours and services, including a visit to the global biosphere reserve on Cham Islet or sightseeing programs in the countryside.

Source: Saigon times

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