On January 28th at Cau Pagoda, Hoi An was officially welcomed 8 million tourists purchasing tickets to visit the Old Town in Quang Nam.
The 8 millionth tourist to Hoi An, Quang Nam
The 8-millionth tourist of Hoi An is Mrs Bui Thi Duong, 65 years old in Tien Giang belonged to Saigontourist company.
Besides, the city of Hoi An also choose 2 other guests to give the souvenir.
Hoi An – a World Cultural Heritage
Since it was recognized as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in September, 1999 by prominent global value of the old town, Hoi An has been the prominent and tourist favorited destination in the world.
To promote the World Heritage values, the city has focused restoration and promotion of the value of heritage, in which the activities of guided tour in Old Town to showcase the beauty of Hoi An’s history – culture – human to local and international friends. This activity has quickly received a response from the international organizations, the business unit and tourists to join hands with heritage protection.
The event of welcoming 8 million tourists is a proof that the ancient town has always been one of the most preferred tourist destinations by tourists in the country and the world.
This is also a good sign for the development of sustainable tourism of the city in the early days in 2016 and the interesting highlight in new year.