Capital targets to welcome 30 million tourists by 2025

June 20, 2024 7:34 AM GMT+7

VGP - Ha Noi's tourism industry is gearing up to welcome around 30 million tourists by 2025 and earn over VND130 trillion (US$5.2 billion), according to the city's tourism development plan released by Deputy Chairman of Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen.

Capital targets to welcome 30 million tourists by 2025- Ảnh 1.

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To achieve this goal, Ha Noi will focus on building attractive tourism products, including cultural ones, MICE tourism, community-based, entertainment-sports, ecological, healthcare, and golf tourism.

Ha Noi will take measures to attract more foreign tourists, especially from Northeast Asia (China, Japan, and the RoK), ASEAN, the European Union, and the US, and gradually tap potential markets such as India, Middle Eastern countries, Australia, and Eastern European countries.

Emphasis will be placed on enhancing services and amenities at destinations and launching tours associated with historical and cultural values and heritage.

The city is working to achieve a number of tourism development goals in 2024-2025 that are equal to or greater than those attained prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The impressive global awards have once again affirmed the capital city's tourism products. Last year, Ha Noi won several international tourism awards, including "Asia's Leading City Destination 2023" and "Asia's Leading City Break Destination 2023", while its Department of Tourism earned the title of "Asia's Leading City Tourist Board."

In addition to launching new night tours, Ha Noi has promoted community-based tourism, eco-tourism, and agro-tourism, among other initiatives, and started a tourism database system at in early 2023. It has also developed a digital tourism map in Vietnamese and foreign languages.

Since the end of 2023, the city's tourism department has been studying the development of new tourist routes, including the "Exploring the Nam Thang Long Heritage Road", which capitalizes on the strengths of cultural heritage and craft villages in suburban areas; and the route from the city downtown to Thanh Tri, Thuong Tin, Phu Xuyen districts, which takes tourists to famous craft villages in the districts.

Another tour from the city center to the Binh Da communal house in Thanh Oai District, the Quang Phu Cau incense-making village in Ung Hoa District, and a silk village in My Duc District is also designed to keep tourists in Ha Noi longer./.

Kim Anh