Tourists at Da Nang beachOf this, foreign tourists were more than 84,5000, up 9.2% over a year earlier. The foreign tourists were mainly from the Republic of Korea and China.
The increase in tourist arrivals was due to the opening of Da Nang International Fireworks Festival being held during the holiday with special art performances, attracting numerous foreign and domestic holidaymakers.
In addition, auxiliary activities for the fireworks display were arranged such as the opening of the sea tourism season, street festival, installation art space, and an international cuisine festival, to meet the entertainment demand of local residents and tourists during the holidays.
Preliminary reports showed room occupancy in hotels in Da Nang during the holiday reached 82%. Nearly 110,000 tourists stayed overnight at the city, up 32.4% from the period last year; in which foreigners posted 44,855, up 30.6%./.