During the recent holiday (from April 28 to May 4), the number of tourists at Quang Ninh reached 530,000, increasing 26% over the same period in 2017. Particularly, the number of visitors to Ha Long Bay had a drastic increase with 81.0000 people.

In addition, the number of international visitors was around 28,000, which rised 60% compared to the same period last year. On April 30, there were 29,000 visitors coming to the Bay. The Van Don Island – Quan Lan, Minh Chau, Co To also attract 80,000 tourists.

During the four-day holiday from 28/4 to 1/5, Quang Ninh is full of exciting cultural and sporting events concentrated in the coastal city of Ha Long such as the opening ceremony of 2018 – Year of National Tourism, Carnival Ha Long 2018, Asian cuisine festival…

                                                                                     Carnaval Ha Long 2018

 

                                                           The opening ceremony of the Year of National Tourism

The occupancy percentage of three to five-star hotels in Quang Ninh is 95%. On 28 and 29 April, the percentage even reached 100%. Every entertainment center in the heart of Ha Long is always crowded. For instance, Ha Long Ocean Park served about 70,000 visitors.

The number of tourists visiting surrounding islands drastically increased. Specifically, the number of tourists to the Quan Lan – Minh Chau island (Van Don district) was approximately 60,000, while Co To island received about 20,000 visitors.

                                                        Exciting activities in Ha Long Bay

Mong Cai – the border city welcomed about 50,000 visitors. Everyday, the Mong Cai international border gate has served up to 10,000 Chinese visitors.