Da Lat is honored with the “ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award 2022”. (Photo: CPV)

The award contributes to honoring and developing the brands of businesses, high-quality tourism products and services in the region, and is an opportunity for units to improve the promotion effectiveness of Vietnam’s tourism and the national destination brand “Vietnam - Timeless Charm”.

Vietnam has many units that will be awarded in 4 out of 5 categories of ATF 2022, including: ASEAN Green Hotel; ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award; MICE ASEAN venue; and Sustainable Tourism Product Award (rural and urban areas).

The Vietnamese delegation will join ATF 2022 with the theme “A Community for Peace and a Shared Future”. This is the biggest event in the framework of ASEAN tourism cooperation. The event will be held on January 19, 2022, at the Sokha Beach Resort hotel, in Cambodia.

Da Lat city is a leading tourist destination in Vietnam, with many types of services such as: Urban sightseeing tours, extreme sports, agricultural tourism, resort tourism in forests, lakes, and homestay with new and unique architecture.

According to statistics in 2021, despite being heavily affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, Da Lat still achieved remarkable tourism results with the total number of visitors estimated at 1,970,000; including 17,000 international tourist arrivals.

During the New Year holiday, the city greeted about 60,000 tourist arrivals./.