(QNO) - The 3.8 millionth tourist to Quang Nam in 2018 was welcomed in Hoi An city. Vice Chairman of Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee Tran Van Tan took part in this event.
|Jacob Peter (a German tourist - right), the 3.8 millionth tourist to Quang Nam in 2018|
This lucky tourist is Jacob Peter from Germany. He said he was very happy and really surprised. This was the first time he came to Hoi An- a beautiful ancient town. He hoped to return to this place again and again.
|An art performance at the event.|
The reception of the 3.8 millionth tourist to Quang Nam province in 2018 aims to propagate the images of Vietnam and people in general and of Quang Nam in particular to international and domestic tourists.
|The overview of the event to welcome the 3.8 millionth tourist to Quang Nam in 2018.|
In 2018, Quang Nam received 6.5 million tourists including 3.8 million foreign arrivals, up 36.85% against the previous year.
|The event is a chance to honour the tourists and businesses who have had contributions to Quang Nam tourism.|
|Saigontourist travel agency is honoured at the event.|
After this event, a gala evening was organized in Hoi An city to welcome New Year 2019 with various special activities. For the first time, 3,000 lanterns and 50 balloons were used to welcome the new year of 2019 in the Hoi An Impression Theme Park. This event also aimed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO's recognition of Hoi An ancient town as a World Cultural Heritage.
|Performances at the Hoi An Impression Theme Park.|
Earlier, local people and tourists had chances to experience the architectural, artistic, culinary spaces, traditional folk games at Vietnamese village, Chinese village, Japanese village in Hoi An ancient town.
|An foreign family welcomes the new year of 2019 in Hoi An city.|