The province of Ninh Bình is this year’s host to the National Tourism Year programme. Its history goes back to the Tenth Century Kingdom of Đại Việt.
The magnificent province of Ninh Bình, home to winding water flows among beautiful karsts, rice fields and lotus swamps, the natural studio for the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is now back in the national spotlight.
With the theme 'Visit Việt Nam Year 2019', Nha Trang - Khánh Hòa, the national tourism year staged more than 100 festivals and cultural activities to promote sea and island tourism.
The 2019 National Tourism Year concluded with a grand ceremony last Saturday in the south central province of Khánh Hòa, which was the host of the year.
More than 100 activities will take place nationwide next year to celebrate 2020 as national tourism year hosted by Ninh Bình Province.
Phú Quốc and Hạ Long are forecast to be magnets attracting tourists to Việt Nam, with growth in tourist numbers at over 30 per cent per year.
Last year, Việt Nam received 15.5 million international tourists, an increase of 19.9 per cent over 2017.