Quang Ninh welcomed 500,000 visitors in the week of Halong Tourism.

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Ms. Vu Thi Thu Thuy, VP of People’s committee of Quang Ninh province, is the head of organizer of the press conference. There are representatives of departments, and related reporters and international press.

There are some reports about the Week of Halong Tourism, head of Culture, Sport and Tourism department said the week was organized from 24 April to 2 May 2012 in the centre of Halong city, Bai Chay tourism area, Tuan Chau and proprietor activities in Mong Cai city, Uong Bi township, Dong Trieu district, Van Don district. There are 13 main activities: Carnival Halong 2012, Exhibition of Trade and Tourism of Halong 2012, Best M.C contest, etc.
There are also some officials of the department and ministries from the Central to the provinces and some embassies inVietnamjoining in this event. This is the biggest carnival with the number of visitor reaching 20,000. The actors joining in festival is 3,800 and mainly the citizen of Quang Ninh province.
In the recent days, the visitor coming to Halong suddenly increase with the amount of 20,000 participations each day. In the cities of Halong, Uong Bi, Cam Pha, the whole hotels and motels have been fully booked. Especially, in 30 April, there are 25,000 participations coming to the Bay and 5,000 of them are international visitors. The whole amount of visitor is estimated to be 500,000 which is the highest number up to now.
There is much congratulation sent to the head of Quang Ninh province and organization board. Ms. Vu Thu Thuy has sent the gratefulness to the press units and reporters. Related to the questions of the press, she said: In the future, Quang Ninh will continue to raise the quality of tourism and protect the environment of the bay as well as planning the citizens to fit the demands of research, building and applying many projects to increase the rank of the tourism of Halong