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National Tourism Year 2020 to be held in Ninh Binh
  • | | June 17, 2020 08:08 AM
The northern province of Ninh Binh has been selected to continue organising the National Tourism Year 2021.

Following the decision signed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, the Ninh Binh Provincial People’s Committee has instructed local agencies to intensify measures to post-Covid-19 tourism promotion and prepare for the National Tourism Year 2021.


Tourists in Ninh Binh Province

According to the Ninh Binh Provincial Department of Tourism, the Covid-19 pandemic has seriously affected the Vietnamese tourism sector in general and Ninh Binh Province in particular.

In the first five months of this year, Ninh Binh welcomed 1.336 million tourists, down 74.2% on-year, including only 158,000 foreigners, down 59% on-year. The provincial tourism revenues during the period were estimated at just VND729.8 billion, down 65.2% on-year.

Earlier, the province was chosen to host the National Tourism Year 2020, however, the plan was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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