In the afternoon of December 28th, the conference to summarize the organization of the Visit Vietnam Year 2019 program took place in Nha Trang city. Attending were Mr. Le Quang Tung - Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mr. Nguyen Dac Tai - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee.
Visit Vietnam Year 2019 with the theme "Nha Trang - Colors of the Sea" had 109 activities and events held in provinces and cities across the country. In particular, the units of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized 13 events; Khanh Hoa Province organizes 61 activities and events (Opening Ceremony of Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2019, Unicorn - Lion - Dragon Festival, Ao Dai Festival, Cau Ngu Festival, Street Music Show, Bai Choi folk games...); Other provinces and cities have 35 response programs and events. The above-mentioned activities and events are implemented according to the set plans and schedules, attracting the attention of a large number of domestic and foreign tourists; contribute to introducing and promoting the cultural values, tourism potential of Vietnam in general and of Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa in particular.
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Le Quang Tung praised the efforts and contributions of Khanh Hoa province and other provinces and cities in organizing and responding to the Visit Vietnam Year 2019 program. He suggested the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and localities need to make a closer assessment of the achieved achievements and difficulties in the implementation of the previous National Tourism Years, thereby determining the orientation for organizing next periods to achieve more successes. Units under the Ministry should continue to pay attention to support localities in promoting, developing tourism, tourism products...
Mr. Le Quang Tung - Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (4th from the left) awarded certificates of merit to the collectives.
Mr. Nguyen Dac Tai - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee of the Party, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (7th from the left) awarded the certificates of merit of the Provincial People's Committee to the collective.
On this occasion, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism awarded certificates of merit to 8 collectives and 9 individuals who had outstanding achievements in implementing the Visit Vietnam Year 2019 program. Khanh Hoa provincial people’s committee awarded the certificates of merits to 45 collectives, 71 individuals.
In 2019, the organization of the Visit Vietnam Year program has contributed to the tourism industry of Khanh Hoa province to continue to achieve many successes such as: Welcomed nearly 7.2 million tourists with about 21 days of stay, in which international visitors were estimated to reach 3.6 million (up 12.6%, 23.4%, 27.5% in turn compared to 2018). The total revenue from tourists is estimated at over VND 27,000 billion (up 24.2%).