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Khanh Hoa travel welcomes great number of tourists

2011-01-06 (GMT + 7)

Over 25,000 tourists flocked to the central province of Khanh Hoa- Vietnam during the first three days of 2011, up more than 20% over the same period last year.

According to a report of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, of the total, foreign visitors rose by almost 80%.

The Khanh Hoa travel sector earned VND22 billion in revenues.

On January 4, the Ocean Princess cruise liner from Hong Kong including 750 tourists aboard arrived in Nha Trang Port, marking the start of high-class international seaway tourism in Khanh Hoa Province this year.

Last year, Khanh Hoa travel welcomed 15 cruise ships with 16,000 foreign tourists.

According to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, 2010 is the year that Khanh Hoa travel attracted the greatest number of foreign tourists travel to Vietnam, which reached 390,000, up 30% over 2009.

(Source: VNA)

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