Quang Binh Organized Tourism Month on Cave Discovery

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Quang Binh organized tourism month on cave discovery
Quang Binh organized tourism month on cave discovery

Overview

In June, the tourism month on caves discovery will take place in Quang Binh to promote local tourism products to domestic and international tourists and call for investment to social-economic development in the province. This is an activity of Quang Binh province responding to the National Tourism Year of the North Central Coast – Hue 2012.

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Hue - a province belongs to North Central Coast
Hue – a province belongs to North Central Coast

Detail of the tourism month

The tourism month will include a series of diversified activities such as: opening tourism routes to discover new caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (Rao Thuong – Hang En route, 1,500m Phong Nha cave at night, Hang En and Sinh Ton Valley route); art photography exhibition on Quang Binh’s natural landscapes; traditional boat race on Nhat Le river; Quang Binh’s cuisine week; public art festival; Vietnam – Laos – Thailand international trade fair…

Nhat Le river
Nhat Le river

To prepare for the tourism month, Quang Binh People’s Committee directed departments, agencies, units to implement a number of activities as: preparing facilities to serve the boat race; developing content, theme of the public art festival; inviting enterprises to participate the trade fair; preparing photo books, DVDs to promote Quang Binh’s image to tourists…

In 2011, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park welcomed over 250,000 tourist arrivals, up 5.49%, tourism revenue reached VND 424 billion, up 5.31% over 2010. In 2012, caves discovery tourism has been chosen as a main point in tourism development strategy of Quang Binh. The completion of Huu Nghi 3 Bridge connecting Kham Muon province (Laos) and Nakhon Phanom province (Thailand) will open new opportunities for Quang Binh to enhance attracting international tourists by road. A number of tourism cooperation activities in the East- West Corridor will also be promoted and promises to bring economic- tourism benefits for Quang Binh in the near future.