Danang Tourism: Major Socio-economic Growth Driver Tourism is considered a spearhead economic sector of Danang city. The city is becoming more attractive to tourists, especially international ones. In the coming time, the city continues to improve the quality and diversification of products and services and plans to increase the proportion of the tourism contribution to the city's GDP in 2015 to 7 percent. Danang, a coastal city located in a region with world heritage sites, and synchronous infrastructure - with seaport and international airport. The city is the final point of the East-West Economic Corridor that leads to the East Sea. With abundant and diverse natural resources, Danang has many advantages to develop its tourism economy. Thanks to these advantages, tourism sector has become the driving force in the process of socio-economic development in Danang while others keep sluggish in the context of economic difficulty. In the first six months of 2012, Danang’s … [Read more...] about Danang Tourism: Major Socio-economic Growth Driver
Non Nuoc beach is so beautiful that many investors consider it a diamond of Danang. The international professional surfing competition held there in October 1993 attracted 40 well-known athletes from many continents and countries. The newly built 4 star Sandy Beach Resort with 200 rooms, a joint-venture between Danang and Ben Thanh travel companies has been put into use. The 5 star Vegas Club resort of the US's Magnum Corporation will be opened this year. The Non Nuoc - Bac My An beach along Son Tra - Dien Ngoc road linking with Hoi An Old Town is designed by WATG - the US's prestigious planning corporation as a high-grade tourism beach to attract big investors worldwide. A 36-hole golf court and many other resorts will be built along the beach. Festivals are opportunities to publicise tourist products and attract visitors. In Vietnam over the past years, the words "festival" or "tourism festival" have become familiar. Some typical festivals have been held annually, including … [Read more...] about The Sea in Danang tourism
Following the "Quang Nam - World Heritage Itinerary 2005", the third "Meeting at Ba Na' and the Danang Culture - Tourism Festival 2005 will be held in central Vietnam. What's new at the 'Meeting at Ba Na 2005' The 'Meeting at Ba Na 2005' festival will last three days from July 1 to 3 at the Ba Na - Mo Stream resort as part of the Danang tourism promotion program 2005. It will be a good chance to publicise specific eco-tourism features of the resort, promote investment and contribute to the socio-economic development of western Danang. There will be traditional and modern musical performances, fashion shows, mountain climbing and the final round of the third Ba Na tennis competition, Other events including the photo contest "A Moment at Ba Na", Phu Lang pottery exhibition, Chinese chess, 'bai choi', culinary arts and folk games will have added professionalism. The Central Highland's Dam San troupes, singers Anh Tuyet and Y Moan, and Danang's musical and fashion troupes will … [Read more...] about Danang tourism promises new breakthrough
After more than two months from April 25 to June 30, the "Understanding Danang Tourism" contest launched by the Danang Department of Tourism successfully ended with 20 units and 102 individuals participating. All entries were of high quality with good illustration and meaningful proposals, expressing the Danang people's love and responsibility for the city's tourism development. The Organisation Board decided to give an individual first prize of VND5mil to Mai Thuy Han, student of the Danang Teacher's Training College, and a team second prize to the October 20th pre-school. The award ceremony will be held on Vietnamese Tourism Day (9 July 2005) at the Danang Culture-Tourism Festival 2005. (Ngoc Thuy) … [Read more...] about 1,858 take part in “Understanding Danang Tourism” contest
Danang, despite recent successes, is still pondering the best strategies for enticing tourists in greater numbers to visit the city and its surrounds. Boosting low season arrivals is particularly important to maintaining the city’s tourism industry growth. Many local travel operators offer heavy discounts, but do the cheaper prices also result in a lower quality of services? Danang, which aims to host major domestic and international events, received a record 2.6 million visitors in 2012, earning VND6 trillion. Major events like the annual international fireworks competition and maritime tourism festival ensures the city is packed during peak periods but do not help balance seasonal vicissitudes. The storm season lasting from September to December is especially difficult for the city’s tourism industry. Vuong Van Dung, Hoang Tra Tourism Company Ltd’s Deputy Business Director, says his company follows the industry-wide low season discount trend by offering 20% … [Read more...] about Can lower prices help promote Danang tourism?