Dalat sets goal to attract more than 4 million visitors in 2021
The diamond of Lam Dong province, Dalat is one of the most visited cities in Vietnam, but the pandemic really hurt its hospitality sector last year. As tourism was severely affected by the first and second waves of COVID-19, the city failed to meet its goal of welcoming 7,8 million visitors, including over 580,000 international tourists. It's estimated that only 4 million vacationers, including 120,000 foreigners, visited Dalat city in 2020, a major decrease in comparison with 2019.
In 2021, Dalat is expected to draw more than 4 million visitors, of which 150,000 are foreigners. As a good sign, the city draws around 70,000 travelers during the three-day New Year 2021 holiday. In a situation that COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to be further complicated in 2021, Dalat hopes to attract domestic travelers by putting forward promotional programmers and innovative tours. Lam Dong province now features more than 2,50 accommodation facilities with a total of 29,000 rooms, 47 travel companies, and transport providers.
Located in the Southern Central Highlands of Vietnam, Dalat, also known as City of Flower, is consistently listed as one of the greenest tourist sites in Vietnam thanks to its poetic scenery, ancient French colonial villas, the fresh air, the beautiful waterfalls, and lakes sit in a lush emerald valley.
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