Hanoi welcomes 10 million visitors

TravelleHanoi welcomes 10 million visitorsrs to Hanoi during the first six months of this year reached around 10 million, up 4% from the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The announcement was made on July 6 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 3%.

Total revenue from tourism was estimated at around VND15 trillion (nearly US$700 million), an increase of 3% compared to the same period of 2014.

(Source: VOV)