Quang Binh province’s tourism promotion program launched in HCMC

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A tourism promotion program for the central province of Quang Binh was held in HCM City on November 21.

Son Doong cave gets the first position in the list of 25 great new places to see in the 21st century . (Photo: Ryan Deboodt)

Son Doong cave gets the first position in the list of 25 great new places to see in the 21st century . (Photo: Ryan Deboodt)

Quang Binh has a lot of development potential in the tourism sector. The province is known as the kingdom of caves in the country. Several caves have been explored, such as Son Doong, En, Thien Duong, Phong Nha, Tien Son, Toi.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh is one of the most spectacular wilderness sites in South East Asia and one of the 2 largest limestone regions in the world. It was recognized as a World Heritage site for the second time for its ecological system and biodiversity at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany in 2015. The first time was in 2003 for its geological and geomorphologic values. It is home of more than magnificent 300 caves and ranks among the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, including the world's largest cave, Son Doong; the world's 3rd largest cave, En cave; and the longest dry cave in Asia, Thien Duong (Paradise) Cave
The provincial authorities expect to receive about 3.9 million visitors, including 180,000 international tourists this year, up 12.1 percent compared to the same period last year. The tourism industry will earn VND4,255 billion in revenue, up 12 percent compared to the same time last year.
International experts believe Quang Binh to become the top tourist attraction in Vietnam and the South-East Asian region with 8 million travelers by 2030, including 3 million foreign tourists.
HCM City is considered as Quang Binh province’s key market that has huge potentials for growth.

By THI HONG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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