International flower festival scheduled to take place in central Vietnam

A EUR122 million (USD148.1 million) international flower festival is slated to be organised in the central province of Quang Binh in 2023.

Authorities of Quang Binh on January 20, held a meeting to inform local agencies of the event after the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) ratified the province to host the festival.

International flower festival scheduled to take place in central Vietnam

The international flower festival scheduled to take place in Quang Binh in 2023 (Illustrative photo)

The festival is scheduled to last from December 1, 2023 to May 31, 2024, covering an area of 89 ha in Quang Ninh District’s Hai Ninh commune. It will be jointly conducted by PAN Asia Co., Quang Binh International Exhibition JSC and Japanese event organiser Hakuhodo.

The event is expected to lure eight million visitors, including 2.5 million foreigners, creating revenues of EUR148 million. Of the sum, around VND300 billion (USD13 million) would be contributed to the state budget.

After the festival ends, its facilities will be handed over to the locality for the management in line with the AIPH’s regulations.

Ho An Phong, vice chairman of Quang Binh Province, said that this is the first kind to be held in Vietnam. Coming to Quang Binh, visitors will have a chance to see different local destinations such as Son Doong Cave and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Phong added that the festival is hoped to promote the provincial tourism sector to the world.

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Hanoi provides information to tourists via “hotline”

Although tourism activities are quiet during the 2021 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, the “hotline” is still working to support local people and tourists about destinations and measures to prevent and control the... Read more »

Potential for developing tourism on Ba Den Mountain

Ba Den Mountain in Tay Ninh province is renowned for its spiritual and eco-tourism products, which have made the mountain a tourist magnet in the locality in particular and the southern region in... Read more »

A touch of Hue’s charm

The An Hien Garden House is a not-be-missed tourism destination in the emperor capital of Hue city. Read more »

Discover serenity at these four Khmer pagodas in Soc Trang

Mahatup, Sa Lon, Som Rong and Day Om Pu pagodas all bear intriguing Khmer design elements that charm visitors. Read more »

Hoi An ancient street – the irresistable attractiveness, with video

Experiencing the changes of space and time, yet Hoi An ancient streets still keep their old beauty, and relic complexes are maintained intact along with a huge intangible cultural base. Read more »

Railroad operators suspend more routes as new Covid-19 wave hits travel demand

Several tourist destination trains have had their operations suspended due to dwindling travel demand as a result of the country's new coronavirus outbreak. Read more »

Popular snacks get makeover in Vung Tau

Four popular snacks have got a creative twist in Vung Tau despite not originating in the southern town. Read more »

Savills: Vietnam expects hospitality recovery in 2021

January started on a positive note, with city hotels seeing increased MICE and event bookings, while in some resorts corporate bookings started to return, according to Savills Vietnam. January started on a positive... Read more »

Moss season in Ly Son Island

From late December to April, the rocky beaches of Ly Son Island are covered with green mosses hidden in the waves that crash the rocky shore. Read more »

Mossy rocks on Da Nang stunning beach

Located in Hoa Hiep Bac ward, Lien Chieu district, about 17km northwest of Da Nang city centre, Nam O reef is attractive to visitors thanks to its picturesque beauty. Especially in the spring,... Read more »