Nha Trang sea festival aims to increase visitors

Nha Trang–Việt Nam International Sea Tourism Fair with the theme “Sea – island and tourism development” will be organized from June 7 to 10, in Diamond Bay, Nha Trang City, Khánh Hòa Province.

The expo seeks to promote regional tourism and co-operation in the sector while also helping to draw more foreign investment into tourism industry infrastructure.

With more than 60 activities focusing on culture, arts, sports, tourism, fairs and workshops on international cruise tourism in Việt Nam; sea tourism product development in the South Central coastal provinces; sea tourism investment promotion conference; program for international buyers and press; tourism business award; etc.

Tours to discover Nha Trang’s islands and night fishing expeditions will be held during the festival among events such as beer, wine and food festivals, a cooking competition, kite flying and bicycle and vintage motorbike parades.

For fans of beauty pageants, the finals of the inaugural Nha Trang–Khánh Hòa Sea Queen will take place on the night of June 9, while a street carnival will be held on June 10 before the festival wraps up the following night.

The festival’s organizers said they hoped to introduce to people at home and abroad the natural beauty and culture of Nha Trang–Khánh Hòa as well as the friendliness and hospitality of the local people.

Over the past two years, the province has seen a significant increase in international visitors, particularly Russians.

The first direct flight from Cam Ranh International Airport [the main airport serving Nha Trang area] to Russia’s Moscow will take off this Friday and once every week and then twice a week as of September this year.

The coastal city of Nha Trang is located in the central province of Khánh Hòa Province, 440km northeast of Hồ Chí Minh City and around 1,300km from Hà Nội.

Known for its miles of beachfront and the friendliness of its people, the city is flanked by nearly 10km of white-sand coastline, where the clear waters are warm throughout the year.

With a population of nearly 400,000, Nha Trang retains a friendly small-town atmosphere.

Nha Trang’s beaches rank among the top beaches in the country.

 Source: The Hà Nội Times

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