DANANG – The central city of Danang expects to welcome more than 400 flights carrying more than 44,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday from January 29 to February 6.
Danang’s tourism sector has resumed operations gradually. The city has reopened eight domestic air routes with 218 flights per week to HCMC, Hanoi, Dalat, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Buon Ma Thuot, Haiphong and Can Tho.
Danang will soon receive the first international flights after a long suspension induced by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The information was disclosed at a ceremony on January 1 to welcome the first tourists to the city in this lunar new year. Specifically, Flight VJ624 with 230 passengers on board, including 26 foreigners, flew from HCMC to Danang.
Nguyen Xuan Binh, deputy director of the Danang Department of Tourism, said it was a tradition of Danang to hold a ceremony to welcome the first tourists to the city in the lunar new year.
Danang has launched multiple activities to serve tourists, such as those in the Dragon Bridge area and museums and art exhibitions. The Museum of Champa Sculpture, the Danang Museum, the Danang Fine Arts Museum and the Ngu Hanh Son landscape will offer free admission for visitors in 2022.
Private tourist and entertainment sites have also introduced promotion programs, such as a 20% discount on lodging services at the Suoi Luong tourist site and a 30% discount on the entrance fee until the end of March at the Mikazuki water park.