Visit Vietnam Year is a typical cultural, economic, social, and tourism event at a national level, this is also the largest annual tourism event of Vietnam’s tourism industry, an opportunity to attract domestic and international tourists to Vietnam by introducing and promoting images, tangible and intangible cultural values, resources, and distinctive tourism products of Vietnam, at the same time, this event strongly promotes the link of tourism development between localities.
After two years of being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, entering 2022, Vietnam’s tourism industry is giving a prosperous and vibrantly active impression again in some localities and major tourist centers across the country. To promote the role of Quang Nam tourism in linking and creating an impetus for tourism development in the Central Region and the whole country, restoring and developing tourism in the new normal, at the same time, contributing to enhancing the tourism image, position, and brand of Vietnam in general and Quang Nam in particular in the following years, and with the agreement of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism decided to choose Quang Nam Province as the locality to host the Visit Vietnam Year 2022 with the theme “Quang Nam - A green tourism destination”.
Visit Vietnam Year - Quang Nam 2022 has 192 events and activities, in which there are 10 national activities organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, ministries, and Central agencies and branches; Quang Nam Province is hosting a series of 62 outstanding and appealing events and activities according to 06 programs taking place throughout 2022: (1) Spring travel to Quang Land, (2) Water tourism, agritourism, and OCOP products, (3) Chu Lai tourism, (4) Ethnic tourism and the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, (5) Quang Nam tourism - Summer feelings, (6) Colors of Heritage Tourism, and 120 events and activities organized by 40 provinces and centrally-run cities.
The highlight of the Visit Vietnam Year 2022 is its Opening Ceremony - “Quang Nam - A green tourism destination” which is held at Hoi An Memories Island (Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province) on March 25th, 2022, the Ceremony will be broadcasted live on Vietnam Television and Quang Nam Radio - Television Station. (QRT); the Closing Ceremony and welcoming of the New Year 2023 will be held at VinWonders Nam Hoi An Amusement Park (Thang Binh District, Quang Nam Province) at the end of December 2022.
Quang Nam - a land rich in cultural traditions and revolutionary history, with many potentials and strengths in natural and cultural conditions for tourism development: 2 World Cultural Heritages which are Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary, the art of Bai Choi - on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Cu Lao Cham-Hoi An Biosphere Reserve - 125 km of coastline with many famous beaches, approximately 70 festivals and hundreds of traditional craft villages, along with 437 historical-cultural relics, scenic spots, primary forests with many precious medicinal species, nature reserves, and species habitat conservations, national parks, diverse river and lake systems, all have created a charming destination for visitors at home and abroad. Additionally, Quang Nam has developed transport infrastructure including airports, seaports, railways, and national highways. Currently, Quang Nam Province has 843 accommodation establishments with nearly 17,000 rooms, including 52 hotels from 3 to 5 stars with 7,400 rooms, and 80 travel agencies.
In recent years, Quang Nam’s tourism has had impressive development. In 2019, Quang Nam welcomed 7.8 million visitors, social income from tourism reached 14.57 trillion VND; the contribution rate of the tourism industry to the province’s GRDP was estimated at 10% - 12%. Quang Nam tourism has received hundreds of awards voted by prestigious organizations and magazines: Hoi An was awarded by the World Travel Awards (WTA) as “Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination” in 2019 and 2021 and was chosen as one of the most romantic destinations in the world by the prestigious Time Out Magazine (UK) in 2022.
Recently, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism together with Quang Nam Province, ministries, Central agencies and branches, People’s Committees of provinces, and centrally-run cities have closely coordinated, so that the preparation for the Visit Vietnam Year - Quang Nam 2022 with the theme “Quang Nam - A green tourism destination” is ready for activities and events.
The Organizing Committee of the Visit Vietnam Year - Quang Nam 2022 would like to send our sincere thanks to media agencies, reporters, and journalists. In order for the Visit Vietnam Year - Quang Nam 2022 to take place with the right purpose and meaning, we respectfully request media agencies to coordinate, support, and accompany in the promotion and communication of the Visit Vietnam Year - Quang Nam 2022 to all our people and domestic and international tourists, contributing to the successful organization of the Visit Vietnam Year 2022.
For more information please contact:
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism - Tourism Marketing Department;
Phone: 024 39423760 ext. 171.
Website: www.vietnamtourism.gov.vn, www.vietnam.travel
Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Quang Nam Province;
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