Tourism takes advantage of SEA Games 31 to attract visitors
The 31st SEA Games is a good opportunity for Vietnamese tourism to promote and introduce tourism destinations and products to the Southeast Asian market.
This is the sharing of Deputy General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Ha Van Sieu during the opening ceremony of the Press Center for the 31st SEA Games on May 9.
Mr. Sieu said that the SEA Games returned after nearly 20 years, Vietnam’s tourism industry has had a great development, tourism products and services are up to world standards. “Vietnam’s tourism is now capable of serving regional and world-class cultural and sports events, meeting the diverse needs of international visitors,” said Mr. Sieu. The 31st SEA Games is said to be a great opportunity for Vietnamese tourism to expand the range of visitors, including Southeast Asian tourists, the target market of the tourism industry in the period when there are no visitors from Northeast Asia.
The General Department of Tourism has guided the delegation to welcome the delegation, promote the destination with the Departments of Tourism of 12 localities hosting the 31 SEA Games. These places have also built gift-giving programs and organized festivals, events… 31 4-5 star hotels are selected, 23 free tours are selected to serve the group. Dozens of travel programs are organized…
Viet Tri, Phu Tho, where the group stage matches of the 31st SEA Games men’s football are held, and many exhibitions and programs are held to introduce local specialties and destinations. The provincial tourism industry also invites delegation leaders, athletes and reporters to join a tour to visit the historical site of Hung Temple, Hung Lo ancient village, Hung Vuong Museum, discover Viet Tri at night, visit Long tea hill. Coc… Combined with that, there are programs to enjoy Xoan singing, experience wrapping banh chung…
On this occasion, many delegations from the Central region also signed up for a tour to watch football and combine relaxation. The tour is open for sale to domestic and foreign tourists with prices from 300,000 VND to more than 2 million VND, corresponding to half day and 3 days 2 nights tour.
Expected to welcome more than 10,000 people to attend the opening of the 31st SEA Games, Hanoi is “heating” up day by day with a welcome event and tour introduction. This weekend (May 13-15), at Hoan Kiem Lake pedestrian street there will be Hanoi Tourism Festival 2022. This is one of the events organized by the Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Center of the city. The event of Food Festival and Craft Village Tourism also took place at the same time at Le Quang Dao Street, Nam Tu Liem District.
The city also has many events such as cycling “Bat Trang Ancient Village Footprints”; Night tour at Son Tay pedestrian street space, Trinh Cong Son pedestrian street, night tour “Decoding Thang Long Imperial Citadel”, night tour to explore Hoa Lo prison. In addition, Hanoi continues to maintain the double-decker bus tour “Hanoi City Tour”, the Southeast Asian cultural discovery tour of the Museum of Ethnology… Travel companies selling the above products include HanoiTourist, Vietravel, Vietfoot Travel, LUX Travel…
Quang Ninh, which hosts 7 sports, is also ready to welcome this sporting event. The province is free to visit major tourist attractions in the province for members of the organizing committee, athletes, coaches and referees participating in the 31st SEA Games in the province.
Competition venues in Quang Ninh are also famous places to visit such as Tuan Chau international tourist area, Exhibition and Fair Planning Palace, Legacy Yen Tu resort… This is an opportunity for visitors, SEA Games delegates experience local tourism.
Do not directly organize competitions, Quang Binh offers a series of tours for international athletes, coaches and reporters. The highest are the two largest cave tours in the world, Son Doong, for excellent athletes. The gift also includes a 3-day 2-night tour to discover Quang Binh for 50 registered reporters, and the coach who won a gold medal in karate was given a tour to explore Cha Loi cave.
Other localities such as Hoa Binh, Ninh Binh, Hai Phong… also prepared reception tours and high-class accommodation facilities to welcome the SEA Games delegation.
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