MARITIME ECONOMY

Flow of foreign visitors to Khanh Hoa exceed 1 million

TTXVN-VNA | 21-12-2016 | 14:05 |

Nha Trang beach in Khanh Hoa province (Photo: VNA)

 

Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The year of 2016 marks the first time the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has welcomed more than 1 million foreign visitors as it has fully tapped its beautiful sea and islands and temperate climate, with Nha Trang City being the main magnet.

 

The provincial People’s Committee reported that the number of foreign tourists to Khanh Hoa is estimated to reach 1.115 million in 2016, a 21-percent increase from the previous year.

 

Along with the record number, the average stay duration of international tourists in the province is 3.2 days, up 26 percent from 2015.

 

Chinese top the list of foreign tourists to Khanh Hoa, with more than 444,000 by the end of October, a 3.3-fold increase against the same period last year.

 

Russia ranks second with over 200,000 visitors, representing a growth of 114 percent.

 

The number of holiday makers from India and Thailand also increased, but those from European Union, America and Oceania and many Asian countries plunged 25 percent.

 

At the same time, Khanh Hoa also served 22.5 million domestic holidaymakers./.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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