The number of international tourist arrivals to Vietnam during January-February rose 4.8 percent year on year to 3.23 million, the lowest increase in the past four years, the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) said on February 29.
A bear sanctuary in Nho Quan district, the northern province of Ninh Binh has become an attractive destination for tourists, especially foreigners.
Bear Sanctuary Ninh Binh in Ky Phu commune, Nho Quan district, has been recognised as a tourist site under Decision No. 220/QD-UBND dated January 22, 2020 by the provincial People's Committee.
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has caused great economic losses for Ninh Binh province, particularly its tourism sector.
The Ninh Binh Department of Culture and Sports, on February, 3rd, issued a document to steer districts, cities to postpone all traditional festivals which are yet to start in the area as a key measure to control the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak.
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.
Selected as the host of the National Tourism Year 2020 with the theme "Hoa Lu - Ancient Capital of Millennium", Ninh Binh is urgently preparing all the best conditions for the activities under the event to take place successfully and efficiently.
As one of the country's most popular tourist destinations, Ninh Binh is home to a range of popular activities in addition to a number of picturesque landscapes, including the Trang An Landcape complex, Bai Dinh pagoda, Mua cave, and Van Long Nature Reserve.
Vietnam's Da Nang city ranks first in the list of Top 10 trending destinations for 2020 recently announced by Google.
The northern province of Ninh Binh, host of the 2020 National Tourism Year, has been fully prepared for a grand opening of the year, slated for February 22.
The northern province of Ninh Binh aims to serve 7.78 million tourists in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 1,7 percent, and earn VND3.9 trillion in tourism revenue, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
The tourism sector has set the goal of attracting 20.5 million international visitors in 2020 and serving 90 million domestic travellers, it was said at a review meeting of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in Hanoi on December 23.
The tourism sector of the northern province of Ninh Binh welcomed over 7.65 million visitors during 2019. This totalled a gross revenue of VND3.6 trillion, representing an increase of 12.5% on-year.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has been honoured with three prestigious awards from the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia 2019.
Cave tourism, especially in the Trang An site in the world heritage complex, is one of the focuses of tourism in Ninh Binh province in the time to come.
The Vietnam International Travel Mart 2019 kicked off in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 29 in the presence of National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Vietnam was voted the 10th best country in the world this year by readers of the New York-based magazine Condé Nast Traveler.
A tourism promotion event was held in Hanoi on November 12 with the participation of 30 travel agencies from ten European countries.
Around 100km to the south from Hanoi, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh is one of the most popular and an attractive tourist destination in Vietnam.
Vietnam was ranked 10th among the top 20 countries to visit in 2020 by the Conde Nast Traveler - a prestigious travel magazine.