|The Central city of Da Nang plans to hold a series of culture, sports and tourism events throughout the year to promote tourism, its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Le lam
HCM CITY (VNS) — The Central city of Da Nang plans to hold a series of culture, sports and tourism events throughout the year to promote tourism, its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said.
The Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race will touch down and be received with celebrations during the stopover from February 17 to 27.
The crews will join locals and tourists for a kayaking competition on the Han River, the annual Bare Foot Run on Da Nang Beach, Cau Ngu (traditional beach festival), and an art and cultural exchange evening fair.
The Beach-Leisure and M.I.C.E Travel Mart, the first of its kind in Viet Nam, will take place on June 24-26 at the Tin Son Sports Centre.
It will be an expo on beach vacations and the meeting, incentive, conference, exhibition (MICE) industry and one of the country's major events to promote the country's tourist attractions among foreign travel agencies and others.
This will be followed by the hosting of the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG5) from September 24 to October 3.
The biennial sand and sea sports extravaganza is expected to attract nearly 5,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries and territories and feature 14 sports. — VNS