Nearly 144,000 tourists to celebrate Tet in Danang

The Nearly 144,000 tourists to celebrate Tet in Danangnumber of tourists staying in Danang for Lunar New Year (Tet) celebrations is estimated at 143,199, up 10.4 percent against last year.

According to the local Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, five cruise ships will dock at Tien Sa port, bringing 6,504 foreign tourists from the US, UK, Canada, Australia and China in addition to 41 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Incheon carrying 5,160 foreign passengers.

The central city will offer gifts to first in 180 passengers from Kuala Lumpur on February 10 and another 1,400 from the SuperStar Aquarius cruise ship on February 12.

So far, more than half of three and five-star hotels in Danang have been booked in advance.

All four-five star coastal resorts and some three-star hotels are fully booked from February 11 to 14.