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Binh Thuan to attract tourists on Tet Holiday – the year of the Pig - (21/02/2019)

(Muinetourism.vn).- According to the report from Binh Thuan Department of culture, sports and tourism, on this national Tet Holiday (From February 2nd to February, 10th ), the whole province welcomed about 105.500 tourist arrivals, an increase of 22 percent compared to the same period of 2018; the international tourists reached 36.400 arrivals, accounting for 34.5 percent in the total tourist arrivals, an increase of 26.8 percent compare to the last year. Mainly, they come from Russia, China, South Korea, Thailand; the domestic tourists were 69.100 arrivals, an increase of 20 percent compare to the same period last year.
 
(International tourists visited Ta Cu Mountain; photo: Nguyen Vu)
 
On the average during the days of the holiday, the room capacity of the hotels and resorts (one to two stars) reached 70 – 80 percent, and the hotels and resorts from three to five stars reached 80 – 88 percent. Particularly, in Ham Tien - Mui Ne area, from the second day to the 6th of the Lunar New Year, the number of visitors was all on the top, most accommodation establishments had the maximum room capacity. For the hotels, resorts in the central area of Phan Thiet city, Hon Rom, Long Son, Suoi Nuoc, Tien Thanh, Ham Thuan Nam and La Gi town, the number of tourists was increasing from the third day to the fifth day of Tet.
Besides the beautiful landscapes and the weather in the early days of the new year which were very favorable for tourists to fully enjoy the spring, Binh Thuan destination continued to attract tourists by the efforts of the local and tourism sector in strengthening the inspection about the prices, environmental sanitation, food safety, security and fire prevention. At the same time, the authorities also actively inspect the tourist sites operating and exploiting adventure tourism, controlling the activities of tour guides and foreign delegations.
 
(Tourists enjoyed the Chung cake’s festival in Phan Thiet photo: Nguyen Vu)
 
According to the evaluation of Binh Thuan tourism sector, the traditional Tet Holiday this year, Binh Thuan continued to the leading choice for domestic and foreign tourists. It was because of the effective advertisement and promotion about Binh Thuan tourism. Through the propaganda plan of Binh Thuan tourism promotion center, the image of Binh Thuan - safe and friendly destination continuously appeared on the well-known televisions like VTV, HTV, TTXVN, ANTV,Quoc Hoi TV as well as on the newspapers and magazines which have many readers.
A bright point to create the attractiveness and eagerness of the destination of Phan Thiet - Binh Thuan is all the activities on Tet Holiday were regularly introduced and announced to the travel agents in order to lure tourists to visit and experience events and activities on the Lunar New Year in Binh Thuan province.
Nguyen Vu
Translated by Van Thao


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