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News for keyword :Hai Phong
Hai Phong gears up to restore tourism after COVID-19 epidemic

The imminent loss of tourism revenue due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic has prompted the tourism sector in the northern port city of Hai Phong to outline plans to recover local tourism after the epidemic ends.

The number of visitors to the northern port city of Hai Phong increased 16 percent year on year to nearly 9.1 million people, including 930,000 foreigners, according to the city’s Department of Tourism.
Convenient transportation infrastructure is one of the important factors to draw high-end tourists to Cat Ba island in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Vietnam’s newest airline Bamboo Airways officially opened commercial air routes from the northern port city of Hai Phong to the central coastal city of Quy Nhon, the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City, and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho at a ceremony on May 10.  
As the largest sea port in Viet Nam’s northern region, Hai Phong City boasts huge potential for maritime economic development, especially sea and island tourism.
The northern port city of Hai Phong was the centre of the Dutch Days event on September 21-22 with a wide range of cultural activities held by the city’s People’s Committee and the Dutch Embassy to Viet Nam to mark 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations (April 9, 1973).
After the sea-crossing bridge of Tan Vu – Lach Huyen opened on September 2, 2017, tourist arrivals in Cat Ba island district of northern Hai Phong city surged by 150 percent year on year from then to May 2018.
The northern port city of Hai Phong welcomed 4.5 million tourist arrivals in the first seven months of this year, 19.9 percent higher than the figure recorded in same time last year, according to Director of the city’s Department of Tourism Nguyen Thi Thuong Huyen.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air is finalising procedures for the launch of a direct air route connecting Viet Nam’s northern port city of Hai Phong to the city of Busan in the Republic of Korea (RoK).
The Hoa Phuong Do (flamboyant red) Festival 2018 officially opened in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 12, under the theme “Hai Phong Reaching Out to the Sea”.
Located at the estuary of Bach Dang River, just 20 km from downtown Hai Phong Bach Dang Giang relic site is the city’s largest complex of historical, cultural and spiritual monuments and a popular tourist attraction.

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