A conference on tourism development is going to be held in Ha Long city on March 17 by the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province.
The event is expected to bring together about 350 representatives from ministries, departments, sectors, agencies, localities, organisations, travel associations and companies, airlines, and embassies of some countries in Asia and Southeast Asia.
As planned, the conference will review the province’s tourism development in 2022 and previous years, and put forth orientations for 2023 and beyond.
Participants will enter into in-depth discussions in order to seek solutions to boost local tourism, and promote digital transformation in the industry.
They will also work on how to raise the quality of and diversify tourism products, and utilise modern infrastructure to spur tourism development.
Cooperation agreements between Quang Ninh and other cities and provinces, along with those between travel companies will be inked on this occasion.
Sidelines events include exhibitions displaying tourism and “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) products and site survey tours.
In February, the province welcomed about 1.7 million visitors and earned some 3 trillion VND from tourism services. The figures stood at 3.35 million tourists, doubling that in the same period last year, and more than 6.5 trillion VND in total tourism revenue in the first two months of this year, as reported by the Department of Tourism.
By Thu Chung