Wed, 29th May 2024 06:47 (GMT +7)

Quang Ninh pursues the goal of being a four-season destination

Wednesday, 08/05/2024 | 10:47:04 [GMT +7] A  A

Taking advantage of its tourism strengths, Quang Ninh is diversifying its products with a focus on enhancing tourists’ experience towards the goal of becoming a four-season destination.

Du khách trên phố đi bộ Bãi Cháy, TP Hạ Long dịp lễ 30/4-1/5.
More than 1 million tourists chose the home to Ha Long Bay as their vacation destination during the five-day holiday.

According to statistics, Quang Ninh welcomed over 7 million tourist arrivals in the first four months of this year. Especially, more than 1 million tourists chose the home to Ha Long Bay as their vacation destination during the five-day holiday, contributing to the tourism sector's revenue of over VND 2,2 billion.

As a move to serve tourist all year around, 62 new tourism products are scheduled to be put into operation in 2024 to increase experiences, extend the length of stay, and promote the spending of visitors.

Specifically, there are be 11 products in the Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay area, such as boat services from Ha Long to Bai Tu Long, water games, and traditional boat race.

Vịnh Bái Tử Long có cảnh quan tươi đẹp. Ảnh: Hùng Sơn
Bai Tu Long National Park surrounded by gigantic rocky limestone mountains includes primitive forests, rare wildlife species and precious flora.

Ha Long city has exploited nine more products, including Korea-style pedestrian street, Bai Chay ferry, and community-based tourism in mountainous commune, while Van Don district has planned to launch 14 new products related to health care, outdoor sports, and MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism; and Co To island district seven.

The locality is striving to serve 17 million tourist arrivals, including 3 million foreigners; therefore, a host of solutions have been effectively implementing, one of which is to continue investing in infrastructure, especially accommodations and tourist sites, in order to create the best services for visitors.

Previously, on August 8, 2023, the Provincial People's Committee issued Decision No. 2256/QD-UBND, approving the Project to restore and sustainably develop Quang Ninh tourism industry to 2025, with orientation to 2030. The project identified breakthrough solutions quickly recover and promote tourism development, towards developing Quang Ninh into a tourism centre connected to the region and internationally, the nation's leading tourist key area, and a high-end entertainment resort centre.

In parallel with developing new tourism products suitable for all times of the year, Quang Ninh tourism is also closely linked with provinces in the Red River Delta region and with major tourism centres, especially Hanoi, to develop tourism.

Quang Ninh tourism also continues to expand its market, going beyond the boundaries of traditional markets such as Japan, the Republic Korea, China, and Europe to seek new markets such as India and the Middle East.

By Bao Binh