With the themed “Ha Long - Heritage, Wonder - Friendly Destination”, the National Tourism Year 2018 will include 10 activities by the MoCST, 50 activities by Quang Ninh and 42 activities by 14 other cities/provinces.
Highlights of the event will be the opening ceremony and Carnaval Ha Long 2018 in Ha Long city on 28 April 2018. The closing ceremony will coincide with to the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 and the Ha Long Golf Open Tournament in January 2019.
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Trinh Thi Thuy emphasized that the National Tourism Year is a significant cultural and economic-social event of national scale. It is an important opportunity to introduce and promote cultural heritage values, aiming to attract more international tourists to Viet Nam.
In addition to the two main events, there will be many other activities organized in Ha Long City, Uong Bi City, Tien Yen District, Quang Yen Town, Cam Pha City, Binh Lieu District, Mong Cai Town, Ba To District, Van Don District, Ba Che District, Hoanh Bo District, Dong Trieu Town, Hai Ha District, Dam Ha District...
This is the second time Quang Ninh Province has hosted National Tourism Year.