Quang Ninh welcomed 170,000 tourist arrivals during New Year holiday

6 January, 2024


Quang Ninh province greeted 170,000 tourist arrivals during the New Year holiday (December 30, 2023 – January 1, 2024), representing a 60 percent increase year-on-year, the Department of Tourism has reported.

Du khách hào hứng, với những trải nghiệm thú vị tại Hạ Long.
Ha Long city welcomed two super cruise liners carrying nearly 3,700 European and American tourists on December 31, 2023.

The tourism sector earned 340 billion VND (nearly 14 million USD) in the three-day holiday, up 48% compared to the same period last year.

The world heritage site of Ha Long Bay welcomed 33,500 tourists, 25,400 of whom were international ones. 

Four and five-star hotels in Quang Ninh were also operating at close to full capacity, topping 90%.

Người dân vui tươi đón khoảnh khắc giao thừa tại khách sạn Best Western Premier Sapphire Hạ Long
Locals and tourists celebrated New Year”s Eve at the hotel of Best Western Premier Sapphire Ha Long.

Over 41,000 international holiday-makers visited Quang Ninh in the period, mostly from China, the Republic of Korea, India, Japan, France, and the UK.

On December 31, Ha Long city welcomed two super cruise liners carrying nearly 3,700 European and American tourists. This was one of the largest groups of visitors since October 2023.

There was also a sharp increase in the number of Chinese visitors entering Vietnam through Bac Luan II Border Gate, lifting the total of the Chinese tourists crossing the Mong Cai International Border Gate to 13,000. This is a positive result of the commence of entry and exit activities through the Mong Cai International Border Gate at the Bac Luan II Border Gate jointly launched by Mong Cai city (Vietnam) and Dongxing city in Guangxi (China) on November 29, 2023. The move has contributed to promoting the tourism and trade cooperation in border areas between the two countries.

By Duong Ha


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