19/04/2017 14:52 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Quang Binh tourism recovers from sea environmental incident

Quang Binh, April 19 (VNA) – 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.

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.