Da Nang emerges as popular destinations for RoK tourists hinh anh 1A beach in Da Nang (Source:VNA)

Seoul (VNA) - The Vietnamese central city of Da Nang has become one of the most popular tourist destinations for people of the Republic of Korea (RoK) this year, according to a RoK online ticket seller.

Da Nang ranked second in the list of the 10 most popular destinations among solo or couple travelers, Ticket Monster Inc. said, citing its analysis of air ticket reservations in July and August. Osaka of Japan topped the list.

The website said people who plan to travel abroad with family members chose Da Nang as the most popular destination.

The Vietnamese central coastal city is also the second-most popular destination among couple of travelers, followed by Bangkok (Thailand) and Guam (the US), it said.

The number of outbound RoK travelers has been on the rise in recent years with the increase of affordable tickets offered by low-cost local carriers.
Data compiled by the Korea Tourism Organisation showed more than 9.66 million Koreans traveled to foreign countries in the first four months of 2018, up 13.4 percent from a year earlier.-VNA