"Hanoi - Come to love" festival to introduce brand-new tourism products
PSNews - A tourism festival themed "Hanoi – Come to Love" is slated to open in Hanoi from May 13-15, introducing to visitors new, impressive tourism products such as a tour to discover Bat Trang ceramic making village or a night tour to decode the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
Nearly 100 businesses have registered to showcase products at 150 booths around the King Ly Thai To botanic garden and along Dinh Tien Hoang street.
As announced, the festival will introduce stimulus products of tourist resorts, tourist attractions, and travel businesses in the city as well as the whole country. It will also feature art performances, games, handicraft village products and tourist cuisine.
Visitors to the festival will have the chance to book cheap tours or get cheap airfares on offer. Travel businesses will announce a number of new tours of Hanoi such as a tour to discover Bat Trang ceramic making village, or a night tour to decode the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
Additionally, nine other localities that boast tourism development potential will also showcase their products at the event. Yen Bai, An Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Binh, Ha Giang, Lai Chau, and Phu Tho.
According to the organizing board, the 2022 Hanoi Tourism Festival that coincides with the 31st SEA Games is a golden opportunity to introduce Hanoi’s tourist destination and attractive tourism products and services to friends from other countries. It will serve as a forum for travel businesses to connect and develop markets, expand joint ventures, and associate their products with inter-regional products.
The Hanoi Municipal Department of Tourism is also working with CNN International to make and broadcast a video clip on local tourism with the presence of the SEA Games 31 logo. Efforts are also being made to increase introducing the city to international friends via tourism websites and social networks.
For 2022, Hanoi looks to attract 9 - 10 million visitors, including 1.2 - 2 million foreigners. It targets around 3.2 million tourist arrivals in the second quarter of this year, including 150,000 - 200,000 foreigners.
The capital city welcomed about 2.8 million domestic visitors in the first quarter, an increase of 45.3% compared to the same period last year.