The Quang Nam province has handed over the flag of hosting the Visit Vietnam Year 2023 to Binh Thuan province. Accordingly, the following Visit Vietnam Year 2023 will be organized in Binh Thuan province with the theme “Binh Thuan: Green tourism comes together”.
Attending the event, there were Phan Viet Cuong – Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Council of Quang Nam Province; Doan Van Viet, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology; Le Tri Thanh, Chairman of the People's Committee of Quang Nam province and representatives of leaders of ministries, central agencies and provinces, and cities.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh said that throughout the Visit Vietnam Year 2022, more than 210 events took place across Vietnam, of which 73 events were organized in Quang Nam province. The success of Visit Vietnam Year-Quang Nam 2022 contributed to Vietnam’s tourism achievements this year with 3.5 million foreign visitors and 101.3 million domestic tourists. The country’s tourism revenue reached about 495 trillion VND (nearly 21 billion USD), he added.
Particularly, in 2022, Quang Nam welcomed nearly 4.8 million visitors, 13 times higher than the figure last year. The province gained 3.8 trillion VND from tourism, eight times higher than the amount in 2021. Social incomes from tourism are estimated at 8.9 trillion VND.
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Doan Van Viet said that the Visit Vietnam Year 2022 helped improve awareness of the role of tourism in socio-economic development. Cultural and tourism activities towards "green" and sustainability have been effectively promoted while many projects were invested in and completed, helping to attract international and domestic tourists, he said.
The south-central province of Binh Thuan will host the Visit Vietnam Year 2023 with the theme “Binh Thuan – Green tourism comes together”.
Meanwhile, Quang Nam province will host the National Startup Year 2023 with the theme “Spreading the startup spirit”. The event aims to create a start-up culture, arousing the entrepreneurship spirit, forming a sustainable national innovation startup ecosystem, and connecting startups with the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) program and typical industrial and rural products.