The Danang FantastiCity App provides tourism information and services in ​Da Nang City. (Photo: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA)
- The Department of Tourism of the central city of Da Nang officially launched a mobile phone software application, Danang FantastiCity, to help plan tours and find tourist information in Vietnamese and English.

Deputy director of the department Nguyen Xuan Binh said at a press conference to announce the app that the app and its website www.tourism.danang.vn, would help tourists explore services and destinations, find accommodations in connection with social networking platforms – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube where wireless or 3G service are not available.

The department plans to update the Chinese, Korean and Japanese versions of the city’s tourism website in 2017.

Tourists can connect to Facebook Live Chat on the fanpage of FantastiCity to get advice or support from the department’s tourism desk.

According to the city’s tourism promotion centre, the Danang FantastiCity fanpage has attracted over 10,000 followers since 2014.

The centre also plans to promote tourism information on favourite social network in China (Weibo, Ozone, Wechat), Japan (Mixi, Line, Twitter) and the Republic of Korea (Naver Instagram, Kakaotalk, Cyword) – the three top tourism markets of the central coastal city.

In October, Da Nang and the Japanese software company Digital Ship also launched a Japanese-English website called "Happy Da Nang" aimed at boosting Japanese tourism to central Vietnam. — VNA