Quang Ninh's tourism stimulus policy, including a 50% discount on ticket prices Visiting Ha Long Bay, will end at the end of this June. It is not clear whether Quang Ninh will continue to have a policy to stimulate tourism demand.
In order to continue stimulating tourism demand, Quang Ninh reduced 50% of ticket prices to visit Ha Long Bay, Yen Tu, and Ha Long. Quang Ninh Museum serving visitors, applied from January 1.1.2022, 30.6.2022, to the end of June 2021, 50. In 6, Quang Ninh also reduced the entrance fee to Ha Long Bay, Yen Tu National Forest and Monuments, and Quang Ninh Museum by 6% in the first XNUMX months of the year and completely exempted it in the last XNUMX months of the year. .
However, due to the complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of visitors is very low. According to statistics of the Department of Quang Ninh TourismOn average, only about 100 tourists visit Ha Long Bay every day. According to the Ha Long Bay Management Board, the total revenue of ticket sales to visit Ha Long Bay in 2021 is only about 7 billion VND, while before the COVID-19 pandemic, peak day revenue was from 5 to 7 billion VND. Ticket sales to visit Ha Long Bay in 2019 reached more than 1.200 billion VND. During the two years of the COVID-2 pandemic, Quang Ninh Province had to use the budget to support the salary payment for officials and employees of the Ha Long Bay Management Board. Since the country reopened to tourism on March 15, 3, the number of visitors to Ha Long Bay has gradually increased again. Currently, on weekends, Ha Long Bay welcomes nearly 2022 visitors every day; usually welcome from 8.000 guests.
It is expected that this summer, the number of visitors to Ha Long Bay will return to the normal level as in the years without the COVID-19 epidemic, including up to 3 visitors / day. With the current number of visitors, if not reduced by 50%, each day the ticket price to visit Ha Long Bay is estimated at 4-5 billion VND / day on weekends and 2-2,5 billion VND / weekdays.