Quang Ninh, Luang Prabang boost tourism cooperation

Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province and Lao’s Luang Prabang province have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation with a view to creating a healthy tourism environment and effectively fostering tourism.

The agreement was signed on July 17 by the Quang Ninh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Luang Prabang Department of Information, Culture and Tourism.

The localities also joined hands to facilitate tourism business operations and ensure visitors’ rights and enterprises’ benefits.

They will work together to launch tours connecting their centres and tourist sites,and support the training of human resources, as well as exchanging information on tourism management.

Luang Prabang is home to many relic sites and landscapes that offer huge tourism potential, such as Phou Si mountain, Kuang Si falls and the Royal Palace Museum.

The province was recognised by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1995 and earned more than US$61 million from tourism in six months of this year.


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