The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has planned to
promote the capital city as a tourist destination in the foreign media.
promotion programme will be featured on several television channels in
Russia and the Asia Travel Mart Online Magazine.
Marketing will also be carried out in potential foreign markets such as Canada , China and the Republic of Korea .
Last year was the first time Hanoi ’s annual foreign tourist
arrivals exceeded 2 million, and the city expects to welcome 2.25
million foreign visitors this year.
In 2012, Hanoi was rated
the best destination in Vietnam for city life by Lonely Planet
Traveller, the world’s leading tourist magazine.
Hoi An, the city made the 2012 top 10 attractive destinations in Asia,
as chosen by Smart Travel Asia, a Hong Kong online tourist magazine.
came second in a list of 100 international cities with good hotel
services, which was compiled by the well-known tourism website