This is a strategy to welcome tourists within Ninh Binh Province to restore tourism development in the last months of 2021 and 2022 in the condition of safe, flexible adaptation and effective control of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Hoang Thanh Phong, Director of the Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist area, said that on the first day of welcoming tourists, the Management Board of Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist area arranged for 50% of the troops on duty to check and guide tourists in making medical declarations at Tam Coc Wharf. The remaining 50% were concentrated on embellishing tourist attractions on the Ngo Dong river route.

Currently, Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist area has more than 1,300 boats serving in the transport of visitors; 100% of ferryman have been fully vaccinated with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, ensuring a safe and friendly welcome.

At Hoa Lu Ancient Capital historical and cultural relic site, after a long time of closure due to the COVID-19 epidemic, there were visitors on the morning of November 15.

Nguyen Thi Hang, an intra-provincial tourist, said that the relic management unit has arranged enough disinfectant water and established many areas for medical declaration by smartphone to serve tourists in the spirit of the 5K message of the Ministry of Health, so she feels less worried that the COVID-19 epidemic remains complicated.

Many officials and employees in other tourist attractions such as Hang Mua tourist area, Thien Ha Cave tourist area, and Bai Dinh Pagoda Mountain spiritual tourist area, along with many other people in the region, are very excited that tourism activities havereopened to remove difficulties for tourism businesses.

With many synchronous solutions, Ninh Binh tourism industry strives to welcome 10,000 visitors to the province in the fourth quarter of 2021. At the same time, there will be a pilot programme to welcome domestic tourists from other provinces, contributing to the realisation of the "dual goal" of both disease prevention and the promotion of socio-economic recovery and development.