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Quang Ninh welcomes over 800,000 tourist arrivals during Tet holiday

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During the five-day holiday of Lunar New Year (Tet), Quang Ninh greeted more than 800,000 tourist arrivals to famous attractions, of which the number of international tourist arrivals reached 109,000.

Du khách quốc tế thích thú ghi lại những hình ảnh chào đón thân thiện tại khách sạn Sài Gòn-Hạ Long.
Tourists were joyfully welcomed at Sai Gon-Ha Long hotel in Ha Long city.

Some spiritual attractions seeing the overwhelm influx of tourists include the Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscapes and Ba Vang pagoda in Uong Bi city (over 62,000 tourist arrivals), Cam Pha city’s Cua Ong temple (over 76,000 tourist arrivals), Tran Dynasty’s historical relic site (nearly 57,500 tourist arrivals), etc.

Ha Long Bay welcomed over 46,000 tourist arrivals, up 50% year-on-year, with foreign tourists accounting for over 36,000.

It is estimated that the number of tourist arrivals to Quang Ninh will reach 2 million.

The occupancy rates at hotels and resorts in the province reached 30-40 per cent.

Người dân và du khách thích thú với các trò chơi trong Chương trình “Xuân về với ngày hội văn hóa các dân tộc xã Tràng Lương”, TX Đông Triều. Ảnh: Trung tầm TT-VH TX Đông Triều
Spring festivals attract lots of locals and tourists.

With mainland and sea surface coverage of 12,000 sq.km and a 1.2 million population, Quang Ninh has long been known as one of the top tourism centres in Vietnam with numerous attractive destinations and diverse tourism products thanks to the province’s efforts to boost tourism’ growth.

According to the province’s plan on tourism recovery and sustainable development to 2025, with orientations to 2030, Quang Ninh aims to make its tourism a spearhead and sustainable economic sector by 2030, attracting at least 25.5-26 million visitors, including about 9 million foreigners.  

In 2023, Quang Ninh welcomed 15.5 million tourist arrivals, including two million foreigners, and earn more than VND33 trillion from tourism.  

The province  has taken a range of measures to boost its tourism market, with a focus on projects for restoring the tourism industry, developing sustainable community tourism development and implementing a master plan for marine tourism management in Ha Long Bay, Van Don and Co To. 

In order to attract both domestic and foreign tourists, it has stepped up tourism promotion activities, created new tourism products and services and those with regional linkage, develop a safe tourism programme, and select typical and safe tourism products to introduce to travel and tourism businesses. 

In 2024, Quang Ninh looks to serve 17 million tourists, including 3 million foreigners.

By Hoang Quynh