Hoi An welcomes 10th million visitor


Hoi An ancient town will welcome its 10th million visitor at a ceremony held in the arch area around Cau (Bridge) Pagoda at 4pm, May 12, the municipal Culture and Sports Centre announced on May 11.

Art performances will be held and impressive gifts presented to lucky visitors and the company having the 10th million visitor.

Last year, Hoi An received 1,573,739 tourists, up 34.14% against the previous year. The ancient town was selected among 25 world’s top destinations in the world by TripAdvisor readers early this year.

The welcome to the 10th million visitor is good news for Hoi An’s sustainable development plan and contributes to turning the city into a popular destination in the world, said the Culture and Sports Centre‘s representative.

Hoi An has made great effort to preserve and promote historic relics and cultural and art values to introduce the beauty of its land and people to both domestic and foreign visitors.

Source: Vietnam.net

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