Foreign arrivals to Ninh Binh surge 30.8% in January

The northern province of Ninh Binh welcomed total of more than 717,000 visitors during the seven-day Tet (traditional Lunar New Year) holiday from January 23-29, according to the report of provincial Peoples Committee.

Foreign arrivals to Ninh Binh surge 30.8% in January

Foreign visitors in Hoa Lu ancient capital.

Of which, foreign visitors were 42,200, a year - on - year sharp rise of 30.8 percent; while the domestic guests were 675,000, an increase of 93.6 percent.

Various cultural and sporting activities and spring festivals were held in destinations, historical relic sites in a effort to attract more tourists.

The province's localities directed police forces and functional agencies to tighten supervision and control in order to ensure traffic safety and social order as well as food safety during the holiday.

Translated by Nguyen Thuy