Writing contest promotes Ha Long tourism

Update: 11:31 | 04/04/2018
The northern coastal city of Ha Long launched a press contest on local tourism as part of activities to promote National Tourism Year – Ha Long – Quang Ninh 2018.  
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The competition is themed Smiles of Ha Long, which is also the name of a local campaign that began in November 2014 aiming to turn each resident into an ambassador of hospitality.

writing contest promotes ha long tourism
Illustrative image. (Photo: VNA)

Submissions must be articles published on printed or online newspapers between January 1 and October 31, 2018, focusing on real-life events and people that reflect the charm of local tourism.

The northern province of Quang Ninh, home to the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay, is host of National Tourism Year 2018 themed “Ha Long-Heritage, Wonder, Friendly Destination”. It is set to host at least 51 cultural, sports and tourism events throughout the year.

Highlights include the opening ceremony and Carnaval Ha Long 2018 in Ha Long city, which is scheduled for April 28.

The locality welcomed 4.6 million tourists in the first quarter of 2018, up 21 percent against the same period last year, including 1.3 million foreigners, up 8 percent. It earned more than 7.3 trillion VND (320.4 million USD) from tourism, a year-on-year rise of 24 percent.

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(Source: VNA)