(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Da Bac district on October 22 organised a Kayak race on the Da River and a walk in Ke hamlet, Hien Luong commune, as part of the activities promoting tourism in Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province.

The opening ceremony saw the attendance of representatives from the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and other departments, agencies, organisations, associations and businesses in the district. The tournaments brought together delegation heads, coaches and more than 250 athletes.


Athletes at the Kayak race on the Da River.

The events aim to respond to the 2022 World Tourism Day, towards the National Tourism Year in 2023. Activities are expected to create a premise for the Kayak race to be held annually, thus promoting the nature, special culture and tourism of Da Bac to both domestic and foreign tourists.

As many as 60 athletes competed in the Kayak race and nearly 200 joined the walk from Ke to Mai hamlet, about 4 kilometres, seen as a green, clean and beautiful tourism route.

When the COVID-19 pandemic was been brought under control in early 2022, the Da Bac district People’s Committee has worked to promote local tourism. As a result, in the first nine months of this year, the number of holidaymakers to the locality increased 41% year-on-year. The tourism sector has also created stable jobs for labourers and helped to increase income of local residents.

The sport events are also expected to promote tourism recovery and development in the "new normal”, build the image of Da Bac as a safe, friendly and attractive destination for domestic and foreign visitors, while raising a fund for environmental protection./.


Related Topics


Kim Boi has gradually been realizing the dream of a “paradise” of ressort and experience

(HBO) - Referring to Kim Boi, many people immediately think of it as a place with the abundant hot mineral water, beautiful natural scenery and massive folklore treasures of the ancient Muong Dong residents. For many years, Kim Boi district has made efforts to turn the potentials into advantages for tourism development. Currently, the district has shortened the route to build a "paradise” of resorts and experience, learning about the cultural identity to promote tourism.

Famtrip delegation has surveyed and experienced the products of sports and tourism within the area of Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) - From December 5 to 7, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism welcomed the Famtrip delegation from Hanoi to survey and experience the products of sports and tourism within the tourism area of Hoa Binh Lake. The Famtrip delegation includes the representatives from the travel companies, the reporters from the central and provincial press agencies.

Dao village of Sung hamlet - stepping through the safe zone

(HBO) - Hiding oneself at the foot of Bieu mountain, surrounded by old forests, Dao village of Sung hamlet in Cao Son commune (Da Bac) used to be a separate village from the outside. However, now Sung is one of the first four community tourism villages in Da Bac district attracting tourists to visit and explore. One day of experience in Sung hamlet, to have that strong transformation, for each Dao person here is not only a story of tourism but it is also an effort to step through the safe zone to successfully break through.

Opening Retreat resort in Luong Son

(HBO) - On December 10, Retreat Resort in Luong Son, in Dong Bung village, Nhuan Trach commune (Luong Son) officially opened, placing more marks on the tourism development in the district.

Vietnam Scientist Heritage Park connects past and future

(HBO) - Invested by MED-GROUP Medical Group, the mission of the Vietnam Scientists Heritage Center and the Vietnam Scientists Heritage Park (MEDDOM) is researching, collecting, preserving and promoting the heritage of scientists in Vietnam.