Da Nang is a city with a promising future for night-time economic development. The city boasts a well-developed transport infrastructure, facilities, night-time activities, and services that have been formed synchronized. The town offers a safe and welcoming tourism environment, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists yearly. In recent years, the city has introduced a range of entertainment activities and night services to cater to the increasing demand of both domestic and foreign visitors.
DANANG NIGHT-TIME TRAVEL EXPERIENCE
Strategically located in the heart of Vietnam, Da Nang is situated on the North-South arterial traffic axis, which includes road, rail, sea, and air transport. Moreover, the East-West Economic Corridor’s endpoint spans Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. The city’s infrastructure, especially its tourism infrastructure, has been a critical area of focus for investment to make it the gateway of the Central Region and the Central Key Economic Region for socio-economic development. This development is of utmost importance for visitors, not only for the city but also for the entire area.
In addition to the system of accommodation facilities and comfortable and attractive attractions, restaurants, bars, and pubs (in addition to accommodation facilities) in Da Nang are quite developed to meet the needs of tourists. Entertainment venues are pretty attractive to tourists, increasingly renewed in form, content, scale, and quality of services such as art shows (Charming Da Nang, Ao Dai Show, Hồn Việt (Vietnamese spirits), Han River Sediment, events as well as festival hold on the banks of Han River …); cinemas with modern technology (CGV, Metiz, Lotte, Starlight, Galaxy, Le Do…).
After a day of exploring the city’s tourist destinations, visitors to Da Nang can indulge in a leisurely dinner at one of the many famous food streets the city offers. These include Pham Hong Thai Street, known for its night-time food, Le Thanh Nghi Street, Hoang Sa – Truong Sa – Vo Nguyen Giap Street, which is famous for its seafood, and the city center’s streets such as Tran Phu, Le Hong Phong, Thai Hien, and Nguyen Chi Thanh, which are home to many sidewalk food stores.
Da Nang has a vibrant and modern atmosphere for young tourists that can be experienced at places such as Son Tra Night Market, Helio Night Market, An Thuong Tourist Street, and Asia Park. Entertainment activities are available at Bach Dang Street and Tran Hung Dao Street, as well as entertainment venues at hotels and resorts such as Sky36 at Novotel, F29 Sky Bar at Wyndham Danang Golden Bay, Sky21 Bar at Belle Maison, and The Top Bar at À La Carte. Visitors can also unwind and relax at spa and wellness facilities.
Da Nang is presently engaged in implementing the Night-time Economy Development Project, aiming to capitalize on its potential advantages and create unique tourism products. The project seeks to attract and increase the length of stay and spending of tourists while developing the night economy in addition to daytime tourism products. To this end, a range of solutions has been implemented in parallel, including raising awareness of night economy development, orienting planning and research towards the development of mechanisms and policies that encourage investment and growth of the night economy, completing infrastructure, building night highlight works, strengthening underground spaces, decorating artistic light routes, organizing the exploitation and development of products and services for night economic development (cultural activities – entertainment, dining, shopping, tours, health care, and transportation), strengthening promotion, promoting and linking product development cooperation – night services, and many other solutions.