Tourists flock to Halong Bay after Vietnam launches domestic travel


Halong Bay: Vietnamese people flock to tourist destinations and beaches this weekend, a new travel opportunity after the communist government Ease the ban on local migration to restore tourism affected by the coronavirus. Hundreds of tourists are waiting to board a boat to visit the world-famous Halong Bay Valley, a chance. Keep the security gap to a minimum. Most tourists forget their masks as they board the boat and take selfies at the beach, which is famous for its cliffs. Chrang emerges from the surface of the ocean.

In the crowd, 21-year-old Duong Quang Huy from the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang said: “I came to visit Halong Bay after Kovid 19.” “I came here because of the beautiful scenery and the Kovid epidemic has disappeared,” he said. So I feel safe. I plan to visit Da Nang and other places. ” Vietnam hails measures to control coronavirus outbreak, which now stands at more than 300 deaths Next to China anyway.

But the closure has had a profound effect on the national economy. Tourism fell to $ 340 million in the first four months of 2020. This is according to government statistics, which is down 45 percent from last year. However, the gates remain closed to foreign tourists, but authorities are turning to the local market, which costs millions of dollars. Living off the country and travel bans to revive tourism.

“It’s really good that we can travel now,” said Phan Van Kien from Hanoi. “We have a lot of options in our options.” Mr. Kien said his family wanted to travel around the country all year round as several international flights were canceled. Discard any and worry about virus infection. The French-built city of Dalat has also been crowded with tourists since early May. In 2019, Vietnam received more than 18 million international visitors, mostly from Asia.

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