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Halong Tourism Festival 2010

2010-03-26 (GMT + 7)

A meeting to discuss the organizing plan for the 2010 Halong Tourism Festival held on December 16 under the chairmanship of Ms. Nhu Thi Hong Lien, vice chairwoman of Quangninh province.

Halong Tourism Festival aims at providing tourists to Vietnam and local people with more attractive types of tourism which can enhance the competitiveness of Quangninh tourism industry.
This festival will take place in Bai Chay tourist area, Halong city from April 29 to May 2, 2010. All of the activities in this festival focus on promoting the local tourism industry, encouraging tourists to vote for Halong bay as one of 7 wonders of the world and demonstrating Quangninh’s ability to stimulate the process of international integration.
In addition, the festival will be linked closely with the upcoming 2010 East Asia Inter-regional Tourism Forum (EATOF) which will also be taken place in Quangninh province and looking towards the great ceremony of 1000 years of Thanglong - Hanoi.
Some typical activities in the 2010 Halong Tourism Festival are the 2010 Halong Carnaval Festival, Halong towards 1000 years of Thanglong-Hanoi and other cultural, sports and tourist activities in Mong Cai city, Uong Bi town and Van Don district, etc.
In the meeting, delegates joined in the discussion of the issues involved such as some creative and innovative ways of organizing activities in the festival, etc.
To conclude the meeting, Ms. Nhu Thi Hong Lien told each department and locality to rapidly send their organizing plans to the Department of Culture Sports and Tourism (DCST). After that, DCST will work with the Department of Finance on the full cost of organizing this event and then present a report to the People’s Committee./.


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