April 07, 2013 | 21:30 (GMT+7)
Do Son Sea Tourism Festival to open later this month
A sea tourism festival will be held in Do Son district of the northern port city of Hai Phong from April 28 to May 6...
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A sea tourism festival will be held in Do Son district of the northern port city of Hai Phong from April 28 to May 6.
According to Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) website, the festival will serve as a framework for many cultural, sports, and tourism activities, including the Do Son Open tennis tournament, a cycling race, dragon boat racing, and a paragliding performance.
Do Son district will also host a sea fishing competition, inaugurate two pools for children, and organise a trade and tourism fair.
The local authorities have improved the quality of tourism services by opening training courses for guides and drawing up plans for security and food hygiene and safety.
The district currently has 135 accommodation facilities totalling 3,474 guest rooms, including one four-star hotel, one three-star hotel, six two-star hotels, and 44 restaurants.
Along with Cat Ba, Do Son is one of Hai Phong’s most popular destinations for domestic and foreign tourists.