Yen Bai hosts over 805,000 visitors in first half

  •  Monday, July 11, 2022

YBO - Yen Bai province welcomed 805,755 tourists, including 2,200 foreigners, in the first 6 months of 2022, equaling 73.3% of the yearly plan and up 59.6% against the same period last year.

Tourists from the Czech Republic visit Mu Cang Chai district.
Tourists from the Czech Republic visit Mu Cang Chai district.

As a result, tourism revenue exceeded 524.3 billion VND (22.45 million USD), equaling 62% of the yearly plan and representing an annual growth of 96.5%. These figures showed that the local tourism sector is recovering and developing strongly since its transition to the "new normal".

In the first half, the province focused on implementing measures to stimulate demand and reopen tourism following its tourism and recovery plans for 2022.

In the time to come, it is set to further improve the quality of existing products and develop new ones at key tourist areas such as Thac Ba lake-Chay river, Yen Bai city, and the Bac Tran Yen – Van Yen tourist area.

Yen Bai now eyes tourism revenue of approximately 845 billion VND for the entire year.


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Visitors try special dishes at a community tourism cooperative in Minh Khai village, Quang Minh commune

In recent years, Van Yen district of Yen Bai province has focused on preserving culinary cultural values in association with developing tourism, contributing to luring more and more visitors to the locality.

Foreign tourists enjoy dishes imbued with national identity at Homestay Loan Khang in Sa Ren village, Nghia Loi commune, Nghia Lo town.

The western area of Yen Bai province boasts a lot of attractive destinations for tourists, including Mu Cang Chai terraced fields, Tram Tau hot mineral springs. A feature that lures visitors is the local rich and unique cuisine culture.

The best places to contemplate hawthorn flowers in Mu Cang Chai district are Nam Khat, Lung Cung, Hang Gang, Hu Tru Linh, and Trong Tong.

In order to enrich tourism products to attract visitors, Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province will coordinate with Muong La district of neighbouring Son La province to organise the 2023 Hawthorn Flower Festival on March 18 and 19.

Athletes run through terraced fields

Over recent years, sports tourism has been introduced into Vietnam and is gaining popularity in the Southeast Asian nation. Yen Bai province has grasped the opportunity, especially the “golden” period, to recover the local tourism sector. The province has seriously invested in sport tourism, making it an impulse to attract more visitors.

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