The central city of Hoi An plans to attract around 2 million visitors, including more than 1 million foreigners this year.
This was announced by the City People’s Committee on January 31. Accordingly, the city will organise a wide range of activities to stimulate tourism on the Lunar New Year, the 40th anniversary of National Reunification, May Day, the 55th anniversary of Viet Nam’s tourism sector, the 6th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham being recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve site and on other occasions.
The city will carry out cultural and tourism activities including old quarters’ night, Cu Lao Cham night and cuisine street festival.
Vice Chairman of Hoi An People’s Committee Truong Van Bay asked accommodation units and hotels to offer incentives to lure visitors. He also asked other businesses to actively join tourism promotion programmes.
The city authorities pledged to create the best possible conditions for businesses so that they can provide new and high quality products and services.