Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa intensifies attracting domestic tourists

Tuesday, 26/11/2019, 16:53 [GMT+7]

Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa intensifies attracting domestic tourists

Along with the stable growth of foreign visitors, Khanh Hoa tourism tries to attract domestic tourists. The provincial Department of Tourism has set a target that 50% of visitors to Khanh Hoa are domestic.
 
According to the statistics by the Department of Tourism, in the first 10 months of 2019, Khanh Hoa received nearly 6.13 million tourists, including 3.05 million foreign ones (up 30.8% over the same period in 2018) and about 3.08 million domestic (up 0.4%). By this time, foreign visitors has accounted for 49.8% of the total number of visitors to Khanh Hoa. At a recent conference on Khanh Hoa’s  tourism structure towards sustainable development, Tran Viet Trung - Director of the Department of Tourism has called on the tourism businesses in the province to pay more attention to the domestic market, try to keep domestic tourists to make up 50% of the total number of tourists to Khanh Hoa tourism for the sustainable development.
 
Recently, the provincial Department of Tourism, Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Tourism Association and tourism businesses have promoted promotion and linkage activities to develop the domestic tourist market. In the near future, the Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Tourism Association and a number of tourism businesses will join the Can Tho International Tourism Fair 2019 from November 29 to December 1. “The fair has more than 300 stalls of businesses and tourism organizations from 30 provinces and cities across the country. This will be an opportunity for Khanh Hoa tourism to introduce tourist products to attract domestic tourists, especially tourists from the Mekong Delta,” Nguyen Van Thanh – Standing Vice-chairman of Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Tourism Association said.
 
In April 2019, the Department of Tourism and Vietjet Air jointly organized a famtrip in combination with tourism promotion in Can Tho to attract tourists from the Mekong Delta region. According to Nguyen Thi Le Thanh - Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Tourism, Khanh Hoa and localities in the Mekong Delta region have differences in natural and cultural conditions, so tourism products are much different. Potential for tourism Khanh Hoa attracts tourists from this area is quite large. Currently, Vietjet Air’s air route between Can Tho and Nha Trang has shortened the travel time of passengers, so Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa may attract more tourists from the Mekong Delta. Besides, the provincial Department of Tourism also has joint activities to promote visitors from the North and the Northern Central...
 
Xuan Thanh
 
Translated by T.T