(Cinet)- Responding to Tourism Stimulus Program 2013, the Hung Yen provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has implemented many important activities to lure domestic and international tourists. Accordingly, the Department has focused on 3 contents: Promote communication, promotion, introducing destination; launching promotional campaigns including promotional fairs, lucky draw, offering discounts; and propagandizing to raise the community’s awareness of tourism activities through occupational training for the staff working at the province’s tourist accommodation establishments. Besides, the Department has strengthened collaboration with other provinces and cities as Hanoi, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Hai Duong, Vinh Phuc, Nam Dinh … and travel agencies to exploit tours, tourist routes and destinations. The department has also participated in several remarkable events including Red River Delta Tourism Fair in Hai Phong, National Professional Cheo Festival 2013, Arts Festival 2013 of the Red River Delta. In 2012, Hung Yen’s tourism industry has welcomed 218. 450 visitors. Total revenue reached nearly 77.812 billion, increasing by 16% over 2011. Hung Yen Province has set the target to receive 300,000 tourist arrivals in 2013, representing a 18% growth over the same period last year.