Trang An‘s recognition by UNESCO as the world cultural and natural heritage has an important implication, not only contribute to the protection, restoration of natural landscape through which will help Trang An complex more widely known worldwide, attracting a large number of international tourists to visit Ninh Binh in general.
More tourists visit Ninh Binh
Mr Giang Bach Dang, Director of the Center for Conservation Management of Hoa Lu historic capital said after Trang An is recognized as a cultural and natural heritage of the world, the Centre has actively advising the Board of Management to effectively conserve, restore, preserve and promote the value of this special national relic, thus attract more and more tourists to visit.
In the first 7 months of the year, the ancient capital of Hoa Lu has received over 158 thousand visits, a significant increase compared to the same period last year despite the complicated situation in the South China Sea that affects the number of Asian visitors tourist sites throughout the country, but in return back the number of European tourists has increased significantly, Ninh Binh has welcomed 47 thousand international travelers, mostly French, Russian, German, English…
Methods to attract tourists
To attract tourists, Hoa Lu Conservation Center of history and culture focus on the dissemination and promotion of the relics through tour guides and presenters, books, magazines and newspapers and the mass media. In the first months of the year, the centre has cooperated with construction units to conduct renovations in landscape sites like King Dinh and King Le temples, install a new radio station in the temples and Hoi bridge, inviteed archaeological experts to embellish items in the public sector, tracing the foundation of King Dinh Palace – King Le in the 10th century, display exhibits and artifacts.
Besides, the Centre has effectively promoted and encouraged people doing travel services to strictly observe the rules and regulations of the relic, handling of violations of law and order, the operations photographers, serviced households so there is no sidewalk encroachment, causing inconvenience to tourists. Therefore, the number of tourists visiting the sites has increased, especially European tourists.
According to authorities, the recognition by Unesco of Trang An landscapes will not only promote travel and tourism in Ninh Binh but is also a chance to create jobs and increase income for local people in the tourist sites. Currently, tourism has brought thousands of jobs for people, in Trang An and Tam Coc tours alone there are over 2500 people rowing boats for tourists.