Up to 885,200 tourists flocked to the northern province of Quang Ninh during February this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 8%. Of the figure 186,800 were foreigners.
In total, Quang Ninh received more than 1 million visitors in the first two months this year, earning over VND500 billion.
In early March, over 2,400 tourists aboard the international cruise ships namely the Seabourn Sojourrne cruise liner of the US, the Amazara Quest (Pahamas) and the Costa Classica (Italy) arrived in the province’s Halong Bay.
Quang Ninh is in a hurry to complete the Halong Tourism Festival 2011 programme, which will be kicked off in April this year to lure more visitors.