Da Nang lacks nightlife leisure

Da Nang lacks nightlife entertainment

The Dragon Bridge, a tourism image of Da Nang, is lit up at night time. Picture by VnExpress/Tran Minh Luong


Da Nang is the central area’s tourism hub and a vacation spot with many sights, however the metropolis nonetheless lacks nightlife leisure actions for top spending vacationers, specialists say.

In mid-June, Van Anh and her household of 4 took a summer season vacation in Da Nang, well-known because the nation’s most livable metropolis, however they felt that the journey was made boring as a result of they’d nothing to do within the night.

“In addition to swimming, consuming out and visiting Ba Na Hills, I noticed that Da Nang has only a few providers for vacationers, particularly within the night. After consuming, we come again to the resort and there aren’t any extra night-time actions,” she mentioned.

Thu Huong, one other vacationer from Hanoi, additionally spent an evening in Da Nang final month and watched a fireplace respiration act on the enduring Dragon Bridge at night time. She mentioned she didn’t know what else she may do.

“From 9:30 p.m. streets in Da Nang began emptying and searching abandoned. There have been a couple of night time markets and backpacker streets with poor providers,” Huong recalled.

Trade insiders acknowledge that it has been the case for years that town has not been assembly the demand of high-spending vacationers for night-time actions.

At a tourism convention earlier this week, Cao Tri Dung, chairman of the Da Nang Tourism Affiliation, mentioned town did endure from a extreme scarcity of night-time leisure and procuring actions for high-spending vacationers.

For example, there have been no artwork exhibits with distinctive options that vacationers would contemplate value spending cash on, he mentioned.

Dung additionally mentioned many vacationers have complained they’re reminded by restaurant workers to go away by 10 p.m.

“If Da Nang needs to develop into a high vacationer vacation spot in Vietnam, it must develop its night-time financial system with plentiful travel experiences to draw vacationers and improve their spending,” economist Tran Dinh Thien mentioned on the convention.

“Even when town has main sights just like the Ba Na Hills and the Golden Bridge, if it fails to develop new tourism providers over the subsequent few years, few vacationers will return to Da Nang,” Thien mentioned.

Luong Hoai Nam, member of the Tourism Advisory Board, mentioned Da Nang has been on the tourism restoration path after Vietnam reopened its border to overseas vacationers, however it nonetheless lagged far behind regional friends like Bangkok or Singapore in attracting overseas vacationers due to poor nightlife experiences.

Between 2016 and 2018, Da Nang had made a mark on the worldwide tourism map with its distinctive worldwide fireworks pageant that normally came about throughout the peak summer season travel season.

The pageant is but to make a comeback after being suspended for 2 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Truong Thi Hong Hanh, director of town’s Division of Tourism, mentioned metropolis authorities have been bettering the standard of tourism providers and growing nightlife experiences in a bid to draw the return of overseas vacationers within the put up pandemic situation.

From now till Aug. 15, a collection of occasions, together with a avenue carnival, can be held each Saturday and Sunday in Da Nang with 200 artistes anticipated to parade from Asia Park – Solar World Da Nang Wonders to the Dragon Bridge on the Han River.

A music get together can be organized in July on the fundamental sq. of Asia Park that may accommodate as much as 5,000 folks; and a world digital music pageant that may accommodate greater than 10,000 spectators will even be held in August.

Da Nang targets receiving 3.32 million home vacationers and 180,000 overseas guests this 12 months.

Since late March, when the nation reopened its aviation and tourism industries, Da Nang has welcomed 286 worldwide flights with 35,000 passengers.

Supply: E.vnexpress.net