Danang welcome visitors on the first day of 2020
Jan 01, 2020
In the early morning of January 1st, 2020, the Department of Tourism in coordination with Da Nang International Airport and Da Nang International Terminal Investment and Operation Joint Stock Company (AHT) celebrated the welcome ceremony for the first flight of 2020. Flight QR996 operated by Qatar Airways from Doha to Da Nang landed at Da Nang International Airport at 6:55 with more than 170 passengers from European and Middle East countries. As soon as the passengers and the flight crew took the very first step to the terminal, they all received a warm welcome with lion dance and a performance of traditional Vietnamese instruments.
Present on the first flight, Joel Olofsson (from the UK) and Francesca (from Sweden) could not hide the joy and excitement. Ms. Francesca said: “We chose Da Nang on this occasion because Danang is the new destination that is highly appreciated on international social networking sites. We were very surprised to receive such a warm welcome. This is the best flight we have ever experienced and we hope that during our vacation in Da Nang, we will try to explore and experience the local food as well as riding a bicycle in the middle of Vietnam's field. ”
(Passengers on the first flight of the New Year to Da Nang were warmly welcomed. IN THE PICTURE: Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh, Deputy Director of Danang Tourism Department (2nd from the right) presents flowers to congratulate the first guests in the beginning of the new year.)
In the afternoon on the same day, the City Tourism Department, Da Nang International Airport and Vietnam Airlines welcomed 120 passengers to Da Nang from VN 337 flight (on Kansai - Osaka, Japan). According to the travel agency evaluation, these welcoming activities on New Year's Day offer passengers a fresh, bustling atmosphere, promising a promising year for the city tourism industry. According to preliminary statistics, on January 1st, 2020, Da Nang International Airport operates about 170 flights landing, brings thousands of tourists to the city.
According to the Department of Tourism, during Christmas and New Year 2020, the total number of visitors, tourism in Da Nang is estimated to reach 183,979 people, which is 9.99% more than that of the same period in 2019. In particular, an estimated number of international visitors was 110,800 people, increasing by 8.79%; while that of Domestic visitors was 73,179 people, rose 11.86% as compared to the same period in 2019.
Tourists operated by tour operators in the city accounts for 26,230 people, increasing by 2.4% ar, international visitors were at 19,650 arrivals, up 4%, domestic tourists were estimated at 3,700 arrivals, decreased 7% over the same period, outbound visitors were estimated to be 2,880 arrivals, up 5.6% over the same period last year. Visitors to Da Nang this year are mainly from the Northeast Asia market (China, Korea, Japan); European and American guests; ASEAN visitors (Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore ...) The total number of tourists staying on this occasion was estimated at 83,337 arrivals, which is 7.5% more than the same period last year; of which international visitors were estimated at 56,179 arrivals, up 8.2% over the same period, domestic tourists were estimated at 27,158 arrivals, up 5.9% over the same period in 2019.
All resorts and tourist areas in the city offer varied incentive programs for tourists such as Ba Na Hills tourist area has preferential programs, art programs for tourists to visit and resort. ; Ngu Hanh Son scenic tourist area organizes welcoming and giving gifts to tourists in early 2020; Than Tai mountain hot spring park has a New Year countdown program; On the first day of 2020, Da Nang Museum also welcomes the first visitors to visit in 2020.