A view of Ha Long Bay (Photo: VNA)

Quang Ninh (VNA) – Up to 100 events will be held throughout 2018 in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh as part of the National Tourism Year.

The provincial People’s Committee unveiled a plan for the National Tourism Year 2018 – Ha Long – Quang Ninh on December 27.

The events will be organised by Quang Ninh, some other provinces and cities and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The province will chair the opening and closing ceremonies of the National Tourism Year 2018, Carnival Ha Long, the opening of the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 (ATF 2019) and the Ha Long Open Golf Tournament 2019.

The opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2018, themed “Ha Long – Heritage, Wonder – Friendly Destination” and Carnival Ha Long is slated for April 28, 2018.

[Quang Ninh gears up for National Tourism Year 2018]

Meanwhile, the closing ceremony of the National Tourism Year and the opening of ATF 2019 and the Ha Long Open Golf Tournament 2019 are scheduled to take place in early January 2019.

Other activities include festivals and cultural and sports programmes gathering all 14 localities of Quang Ninh, giving visitors a chance to learn about local culture.

Information about the National Tourism Year 2018 can be found at the website www.halongtourism.com.vn and at Quang Ninh province’s website www.quangninh.gov.vn.

Also on December 27, the Tourism Department of Quang Ninh and the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of central Ha Tinh province held a conference to promote their tourism potential.-VNA