Binh Thuan province has received nearly 1.7 million visitors
since the beginning of this year, an increase of 14.9% over the same period in
2009. This brings the provincial tourism sector turnover to VND 1,547 billion
(around US$80 million).
The province welcomed 220,000 tourists in August this year, including nearly
20,000 foreigners, most of whom came from Russia, Germany, France, Australia and
the Repulic of Korea.
Four more tourism projects have been granted licenses, bringing the number of
projects in the province to 405 with total investment capital of VND 57 billion
(around US$3 million).
Both the number of visitors and turnover of the tourism sector in September are
expected to rise sharply as three festivals including the Nghing Ong Quan Thanh,
Mid-Autumn and Kate festivals are going to be held in Phan Thiet city.