April 19, 2017 | 20:37 (GMT+7)
Quang Binh tourism recovers from sea environmental incident
Despite it only being the beginning of the travel season, the central province of Quang Binh has welcomed numerous tourists, showing signs of recovery from last year’s Formosa-caused sea environmental incident.
According to data from the provincial tourism sector, local three-star and above hotels received considerable numbers of bookings in the first quarter of this year.
Tourists in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
The number of tourists who booked rooms for the April 30 - May 1 holiday filled 70 – 90 percent of capacity of the hotels by mid-April.
Quang Binh province has taken measures to attract more visitors, with a Dong Hoi - Quang Binh culture and tourism week taking place during the April 30 - May 1 holiday with various activities such as street festival, cuisine festival and boat racing.