The opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2021 – Hoa Lu Festival will officially be held in the evening of April 20 in the presence of around 2,600 guests.
|The Hoa Lu Festival will improve the tourism image of Vietnam and Ninh Binh |
The ceremony will take place along with the Hoa Lu Festival at the Complex of National Relic sites of Hoa Lu Ancient Capital in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province.
Tong Quang Thin, vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee and deputy head of the organising committee of the National Tourism Year 2021 – Hoa Lu Festival, said the festival is particularly important to introduce and promote historical and cultural values, tourism resources and products, as well as promote provincial tourism, contributing to the recovery and development of the tourism industry of the country after a period of heavy impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Events in the National Tourism Year 2021 – Hoa Lu Festival will take place across several localities nationwide. In particular, Ninh Binh province, the host of the festival, will hold about 38 activities, while the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will organise two activities and 103 additional activities will be directed by 27 provinces and cities across the country such as Hanoi, Ba Ria- ung Tau, and Ho Chi Minh city.
With the COVID-19 pandemic basically under control in Vietnam, the activities of the National Tourism Year 2021 will take place normally to strengthen cooperation among localities. Additionally, it improves the position and image of the country and the people of Vietnam, especially Ninh Binh, among domestic and foreign tourists.
At the same time, this is also an opportunity to enable the tourism industry to recover and thrive after the pandemic, improving the quality of tourism as well as building new and attractive tourism products suitable to the needs of tourists from Ninh Binh.
According to the organising committee, before the opening ceremony, the second Vietnam Travel Forum is expected to take place with the participation of about 500 travel enterprises.