Quang Ninh received nearly 5.3 million tourist arrivals in seven months of 2013
Last update: 16-08-2013 05:32:47
Quang Ninh welcomed nearly 5.3 million tourists in the first seven months this year, a year-on-year rise of 12 percent and 70.3 percent of the year’s plan.
Of these, foreign arrivals reached more than 1.4 million, 55.2 percent of the year’s plan, and tourists staying overnight numbered over 2.3 million, 78.3 percent of the year’s plan and a year-on-year increase of 19 percent.
In July alone, the province greeted more than 529,000 tourist arrivals. Total tourism revenue this month reached an estimated VND359 billion, raising the figure during the Jan-July period to over VND2.93 trillion, 56.2 percent of the year’s plan and up 12 percent of the same period last year.
Aiming to attract tourists to Quang Ninh, the province will continue to improve service quality, promote tourism and conduct tourism stimulus programmes. In addition, the provincial tourism sector will carry out policies to attract domestic and foreign investors in high-quality service projects, prioritise investment in tourism areas and research the development of new tourist products.