HN, Da Nang enter world’s top destinations in 2018


VGP - Two major cities of Viet Nam – Ha Noi and Da Nang were listed among the world’s top 10 intriguing travel destinations in 2018, according to Airbnb. 



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The online marketplace and hospitality service Airbnb announced a list of the world’s top 10 destinations for the year, in which Da Nang ranked fifth in booking surges of up to 255%. The Capital City of Ha Noi was placed at the ninth position with a 212% year-on-year increase over the same period this year.

In the annual Top City Destinations Ranking report issued early last month at the World Travel Market event in London, Ha Noi ranked 52nd among the world’s 100 leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. In 2017, it welcomed 4.3 million foreign travelers, up 7.5% over 2016.

Da Nang, which hosted the APEC Economic Leaders Week last November, attracted nearly 2.3 million international tourists in 2017, up 37% compared to a year ago, according to the City’s Tourism Department./.

By Kim Loan