Ha Noi draws large number of tourists on New Year holiday

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More than 206,600 tourists visited Ha Noi during the New Year holiday from December 31, 2016 to January 2, 2017.

A big crowd of people participate in the countdown party welcoming the New Year in Ha Noi (Source: VNA)

The figure was 15 percent higher than the same period last year.

Among the tourists, 53,337 were international visitors, an increase of 34 percent, while 153,300 were domestic holiday makers, up nine percent.

On January 1 alone, 18,334 international visitors arrived in Ha Noi, up 51 percent from one year earlier.

Thomas Bauche of Germany was the first international traveler to set foot in Ha Noi on the first day of 2017.

The walking zone surrounding the Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Ha Noi was the most popular area to both local and international tourists during the holiday.

Source: : VNA
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