South central coastal province becomes appealing tourist destination

TTXVN-VNA | 20-12-2016 | 16:40 |

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

Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa attracts visitors for its beautiful sea and islands and temperate climate, with Nha Trang city being the main magnet.


The number of international tourists to the the province in 2016 is estimated to reach 1.115 million, a 21-percent increase from 2015 and the first time meeting the 1-million mark.


According to the Khanh Hoa People’s Committee, along with the record number, the average duration of stay of international tourists in Khanh Hoa is 3.2 days, up 26 percent from 2015.


Chinese top the list of foreign tourists in Khanh Hoa, numbering more than 444,000 as of 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 welcomes 22.5 million domestic tourists./.








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