About 1.8 million foreign tourists visited Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 6 percent, the Department of Culture Sports and Tourism reported.
Quang Ninh greeted nearly 346,000 visitors in September 2012, bringing the figure for the first nine months of the year to more than 5.41 million, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.
Over the past nine months, the number of foreign tourists reached more than 1.78 million, showing a year-on-year rise of 6 percent.
The industry earned more than VND 3,2 billion in 9 months, up 16 percent compared with the same period last year.
Quang Ninh tourism sector has currently imposed lots of measures to increase the quality of the local business environment, implemented projects to protect Ha Long Bay’s environment and created more tourist products and tourist sites as well.
Especially, the Department of Culture Sports and Tourism has restored lots of billboards with hotline number for tourists in tourist attractions across the province. The hotline is manned by representatives of the Department of Culture Sports and Tourism who will assist solving any problems tourists might encounter online. The province also expects to receive critical comments on tourism services via these hotline numbers to have practical and effective solutions to all problems related to tourism service quality.