National Tourism Year 2018 to be held in Quang Ninh


The National Tourism Year 2018 is scheduled to be held on April 28, said Chairman of the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long.

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Quang Ninh – the host of National Tourism Year 2018

The event is an opportunity for the northern province of Quang Ninh to promote its image to international friends.

The province, which is home to the World Heritage site of Halong Bay, will host the National Tourism Year 2018 themed “Halong-Heritage, Wonder, Friendly Destination”

About 100 events will be held during the year by Quang Ninh province, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and other localities. Highlights of the National Tourism Year 2018 will include the opening ceremony and Carnaval Halong 2018 in Halong city.

Meanwhile, the closing programme will be held in January 2019 in combination with the opening of the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 and the Halong – FLC 2019 open golf tournament.

National Tourism Year 2018 to be held in Quang Ninh via Trang thư viện báo Quảng Ninh điện tử – Báo Quảng Ninh

The head of the local Tourism Department stressed that Quang Ninh is focusing on developing four main tourist zones, namely Halong with the centre being Halong Bay, Mong Cai-Tra Co with border tourism, Van Don-Co To with island and resort tourism, and Uong Bi-Dong Trieu-Quang Yen with the Yen Tu cultural and spiritual tourism site as the main attraction.

Thanks to its clear investment policies, Quang Ninh has attracted a lot of strategic investors in luxury service tourism projects, thus helping change the face of the province and its tourism sector.

To date, some projects have been put into operation and produced effective results such as the Vincom Halong commercial centre, Marina Plaza amusement park, Sun World Halong Park, and the five-star Vinpearl Halong Bay Resort, Wyndham and Hoang Gia (Royal) Hotels.

Tourism potentials of Quang Ninh

Quảng Ninh is a province along the northeastern coast of Vietnam. The province is home to Hạlong Bay, a World Heritage Site. The provincial capital is Hạlong. Nearly 80% of the province is mountainous with abundant land, forest water and mineral resources. Nearly 90% of coal output in the country is extracted in this province. Halong Bay has 1,969 islands, out of which 989 have been given names. The province covers an area of 6,102.4 square kilometres and as of 2014 it had a population of 1,185,200 people.

The name of Quảng Ninh province is the compound name of two provinces: Quang Yen and Hai Ninh according to the naming of President Ho Chi Minh.

National Tourism Year 2018 to be held in Quang Ninh via Du lich Khat Vong Viet

Quảng Ninh is a land of rich history. In Halong Bay area has archaeological remains of prehistoric people from 3000 to 1500 BC. This period is characterized as Hạlong Culture with many archaeological shells used as jewelry and money exchange, ancient animal bones, and human bones.

Quảng Ninh is a mountainous and coastal province, with more than 80 per cent of its area being made up of mountains and hills. The 2,000 some islands are also considered mountains. The mountainous zone can be divided into two parts: the eastern mountainous region extending from Tiên Yên through Bình Liêu, Hải Hà, Đầm Hà and Móng Cái; and the western zone ranging from Tiên Yên through Ba Chẽ and Hoành Bồ, north of Uông Bí Town. The former is a continuation of the Thâp Van Đai Son range in China. There are two main chains: Quảng Nam Châu 1,507 m and Cao Xiêm 1,330 m. The western zone features smooth and curved mountains called Đông Triều with Yên Tu Mount 1,068 m in Uông Bí region and Am Váp Mount 1,094 m in Hoành Bồ District.

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