More than three million visitors to Quang Binh in nine months
16:02 | 27/09/2018

VGP - The central province of Quang Binh welcomed more than three million visitors, including 129,700 foreign tourists, in the first nine months of this year, up 18.4% over the same period last year, and earning VND3,300 billion in total revenue, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.

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These achievements are attributed to the provincial tourism sector’s efforts to strengthen management of tourism, tourism promotion activities both at home and abroad.

Director of the Quang Binh provincial Department of Tourism Ho An Phong said the sector will continue tourism promotion activities to fully tap its advantages of sea and cave tourism, and call on businesses to create new tourism development projects and unique tours to draw more visitors as well as encourage their longer stay in the province.

Quang Binh will also work together with neighboring provinces to establish the connections for a tour route in the central region, further promote the full exploitation of the Dong Hoi-Chiang Mai air route, and carry out the Dong Hoi airport upgrading project, he added.

In 2017, the province received over 3.3 million visitors in 2017, up 70.9% over the same period last year.

Quang Binh has a 116.04-km coastal line and a 201.87 km border line with Laos. The province is famous for its cave systems, incredible mountain scenery and sprawling beaches.

It is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and the world’s largest cave, Son Doong.

By Thuy Dung

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