Around 5,000 foreigners spent their holiday in the Vietnamese central locality, up 30 percent from the same time last year.

Phong Nha Cave, Thien Duong Cave, Chay River-Dark Cave and Eight Ladies Cave (located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Phong Nha-Ke Bang), and General Vo Nguyen Giap’s grave in Vung Chua-Dao Yen were the most favored destinations.

Way to Dark Cave in Quang Binh province

A wide range of activities were organized to bring new experience to the visitors, including puppet shows, outdoor circus performances, a ceremony to welcome the first tourists by air, and a countdown party, among others.

In the past years, Quang Binh has seen tourism as its spearhead economy, thus it has channeled focus on fully tapping local potential, and creating alluring tourism products.

Last year, the province received 3.9 million tourist arrivals, up 18 percent from 2017, and gained nearly VND 4.5 trillion (USD 193.6 million) in tourism revenue.

In 2019, it targets over 4.3 million visitors and some VND 5 trillion (USD 215.16 million) in tourism revenue.

Source: VNA