The holidays of April 30 and May 1 of this year last for 4 days, again at the beginning of summer, suitable for family outings, groups, etc., have created favorable conditions for tourism to restart again. again. Localities across the country have strengthened links, built new tourism products, embellished the space of accommodation establishments and tourist areas and attractions to attract tourists. In which, Hanoi is one of the most active tourist centers with many events to promote and stimulate tourism, towards the 31st SEA Games.
According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam's tourism has had a strong prosperity, reflected in the record increase in the number of visitors in the provinces and cities, led by three localities: Thanh Hoa, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hanoi. Interior. Specifically, Thanh Hoa province served 898,000 visitors, of which, staying guests reached about 577,400 arrivals, an increase of 85.6% compared to 2021; total tourism revenue is about 1,960 billion VND, an increase of 123.2% compared to 2021. Ho Chi Minh City serves 620,000 visitors, room capacity reaches 65-70%, total revenue from guests reaches 1,610 billion VND. Hanoi capital welcomes more than 550,000 visitors, total revenue from tourists is estimated at over VND 1.5 trillion; The number of tourists visiting areas and attractions during the four holidays is estimated at 250% over the same period in 2021.
After the top 3 localities with an outstanding number of visitors, Can Tho also surprised when serving 395,000 visitors, up 35% compared to 2021, total revenue reached 181 billion VND, up 40% compared to 2021. Quang Ninh province. welcomed 340,000 visitors, in which, the number of staying guests reached 102,000. Khanh Hoa province welcomed 275,500 visitors, up 219% over the same period, total revenue from tourists reached 529 billion VND, up 217% over the same period in 2021. In Da Nang city, tourists increased more than 3 times compared to the same period last year. in the same period in 2021, in which, international visitors increased nearly 16 times.
Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh assessed that this result shows a very high travel demand of the people after 2 years of fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, affirming that tourists have initially overcome the pandemic. fear of the epidemic to participate in domestic tourism activities.
Tourism business thrives
At large travel agencies, the number of tourists booking tours is quite high. Typically, Saigontourist has served 30,000 - 50,000 domestic tourists; Vietravel, Vietnam Travelmart have served nearly 50 domestic delegations, equivalent to 4,000 visitors; Fiditour has the number of guests booking and using the tour increased by 30-40% over the same period last year; Hanoitourist serves more than 3,000 guests traveling on different routes. In some businesses providing tourist accommodation services, the booking capacity is always high, from 80-90% for the high-end segment (4-5 stars) and 75-78% for the star segment. .
Major domestic airlines have simultaneously increased flights and increased flight hours on all domestic flight routes to meet the travel needs of people during the holidays. Airlines operate nearly 1,000 flights/day, equivalent to the same period in 2019 and up about 30% compared to weekdays. The average booking rate of domestic flights has reached over 70%, flights connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to tourist destinations are over 80% full. On May 3 alone, Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports welcomed nearly 174,000 passengers.
Information from the Vietnam Railways Corporation, this unit runs an additional 25 trains, focusing on routes from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City to Hai Phong, Binh Dinh, Thua Thien - Hue... The model of chartered ships (charter ships) has promoted its initial effectiveness, attracting tourists in some central regions such as Nghe An and Quang Binh.
According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietnam's tourism picture has been more brilliant during the past holiday, which is a premise for tourism to quickly recover and gain momentum in the coming summer tourism season. However, the recent surge in visitors has also caused many business departments to show weakness, especially in the personnel stage, where service quality is not guaranteed in some places.
Director General of the General Department of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh said that in the coming time, in order to develop tourism, especially serving international guests attending the 31st SEA Games, localities and units need to quickly overcome limitations in tourism. organization, upgrading facilities and service quality, paying special attention to the recruitment and training of human resources.
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