In the morning of December 29th, 2015, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Kien Giang province held a meeting to deploy the program, plans to organize the National Tourism Year 2016-Phu Quoc-Mekong Delta, with the participation of 30 tourism businesses in the province.
The other activities of the province in the National Tourism Year 2016
Besides, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will direct or coordinate with ministries and branches to organize activities in the province in the National Tourism Year such as: the National Championships of sport fishing, in U Minh Thuong; the Contest of excellent tour guide in nationwide in 2016; the national league of personal watercraft and Mekong Delta Food Festival which will be held in Phu Quoc; the national Championships among Fitness clubs; Photography festival in Mekong Delta region to welcome National Tourism Year 2016, in the Rach Gia city; the national Dragon boat championships; the national Championships of beach volleyball, in Ha Tien town; Demonstration of poetry and calligraphy exhibition; the Festival of folksongs in 3 regions: North-Central- South, in Rach Gia city…
The activities in other provinces
In addition, in other the provinces and cities in the country, many activities will take place such as: Festival of Flowers in Sa Giang – Dong Thap; The Nghinh Ong festival – Ben Tre; tourism day festival in Ho Chi Minh; Traditional cake festival in Can Tho; Hue Festival 2016; Festival of offering flowers to Uncle Ho’s temple in Hau Giang; Festival of Ethnic Culture in northwest of Lao Cai.
At this conference, the businesses also heard about the plan of the deployment of “Development strategy of tourism product in Kien Giang by 2020, orientation to 2030“; consolidation and development of tours and tourist routes serving for the National Tourism Year 2016 – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta; implementation of tourism stimulus program in 2016 and plans to promote and advertise the National Tourism Year 2016 – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta.