Organising board for National Tourism Year established

Thursday, 2017-10-12 11:25:36
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Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh province
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NDO/ VNA – The People’s Committee of the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh has established an organising board for the National Tourism Year 2018.

Accordingly, the organising board will be headed by Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Thi Thu Thuy.

The board has been tasked with organising activities within the framework of the National Tourism Year – Ha Long – Quang Ninh, in line with the approved plan, to ensure its safety and efficiency, whilst helping to promote the tourism of Quang Ninh in particular and Vietnam in general.

During the National Tourism Year 2018, a number of major activities will be held in Quang Ninh, including the opening and closing ceremonies of the National Year, a cuisine festival, a paragliding competition, a photo contest and a ceremony to announce and present a certificate recognising Cua Ong temple as a special national relic site, among others.

Besides Quang Ninh, 14 other provinces and cities, namely Hung Yen, Bac Giang, Can Tho, Thua Thien-Hue, Lang Son, Nghe An, Ha Giang, Hai Phong, Vinh Phuc, Thanh Hoa, Da Nang, Lao Cai, Kien Giang and Ninh Binh, will come together to organise cultural, sporting and touristic events in response to the National Tourism Year 2018.

The National Tourism Year 2018 is expected to attract more foreign tourists to Vietnam and bolster the growth of domestic tourism, fulfilling the target of Vietnam’s tourism sector in 2018 and the upcoming years.

The event is also hoped to raise public awareness concerning tourism development in association with the protection of marine resources and the promotion of the cultural values and tourism products in Quang Ninh province.