Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa enters tourist summer

Sunday, 03/07/2022, 22:05 [GMT+7]

Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa enters tourist summer

From the beginning of he summer vacation, the number of visitors to Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa have increased. The images of tourists jostling for a sea and island tour has been seen after a long period of dismal tourism because of Covid-19.
 
Sea and island tours attracting tourists
 
From the beginning of June until now, domestic and international tourists to Khanh Hoa have increased rapidly. In the afternoon, Nha Trang beach are full of with tourists. Tourist attractions such as VinWonders Nha Trang, Hon Tam, tours on Nha Trang Bay, Orchid Island and Monkey Island ... are crowded with tourists. 
 
Tran Van Phu - Head of Nha Trang Tourist Wharf shared, "In recent weeks, the number of tourists taking tour to the sea and islands of Nha Trang Bay is very large. On weekdays, the wharf welcomes about 4,000 visitors per day. Particularly on Saturday and Sunday, the number of visitors is 6,000-7,000/day. Tourist boats and canoes are almost running at full capacity." Guests mainly take 3-island tours with destinations like Hon Mun, Hon Tam, Fishing Village, Bai Tranh, Coral Bay, Hon Soi (Tri Nguyen aquarium) ... As diving in Hon Mun isn’t allowed, tourists have turned to dive in Bai Tranh and Coral Bay.
 
The number of visitors to visit and use entertainment services in Hon Tam tourist area is also very crowded. Pham Minh Nhut - General Director of Hon Tam Nha Trang Sea Joint Stock Company said: "From the beginning of June until now, Hon Tam tourist area has welcomed about 75,000 visitors”. Orchid Island and Monkey Island managed Long Phu Tourist Joint Stock Company also attract a large number of tourists. In addition to traditional products, this summer, Hoa Lan Island Tourist Area has opened a more attractive Nha Phu Sunset tour. The system of wooden tents for accommodation is overloaded; Recently, the company had to buy some more Glamping tents to serve the accommodation needs of tourists on peak days. “Currently, the company welcomes about 1,000 customers every day, especially on weekends, about 1,200-1,300 ones. This is a very good sign for Khanh Hoa tourism", said Le Dung Lam - Director of Long Phu Tourist Joint Stock Company.
 
 
Tourists taking island tour in Nha Trang
Tourists taking island tour in Nha Trang
 
Bumper tourist season expected
 
After the Covid-19 pandemic, tourists tend to spend more on travel. Coming to Nha Trang, many tourists spend money to enjoy the cuisine and services such as scuba diving to see corals, parasailing, jeski, yacht tour to see Nha Trang bay. … “Nha Trang beach is so beautiful, I especially enjoy the experience of parasailing on the sea, walking under the sea at Bai Tranh… There are also many beautiful places to take photos here”, a tourist named Nguyen Huong Ly, from Ho Chi Minh City, expressed after experiencing a 3-island tour on Nha Trang Bay.
 
The prosperity of Khanh Hoa tourism can be seen more clearly through the statistical report of the provincial Department of Tourism. In June, the province welcomed about 350,000 visitors, including about 13,000 international ones. Since the beginning of the year, the province has welcomed more than 1,046,000 tourists, up 128.6% over the same period last year; tourism revenue is estimated at nearly 5,550 billion VND, up 209.4 percent. Currently, the number of guests booking hotels and resorts has increased, promising a vibrant and bountiful summer for Khanh Hoa tourism.
 
According to Nguyen Thi Le Thanh - Director of the provincial Department of Tourism, the return of tourists to Khanh Hoa is a good sign. To support businesses, the provincial Department of Tourism will continue to coordinate with the Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Tourism Association to step up promotional activities such as participating in the Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Fair, seminar on tourism promotion from India and South Central provinces in Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa... Besides, the department will complete the Handbook of Culture and Tourism of Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa to serve tourism promotion of the province; implement the plan to train human resources in 2022…
 
According to the leader of Cam Ranh International Airport, from June 1 to June 27, Cam Ranh International Airport welcomed 2,518 aircraft takeoffs and landings with 428,873 passengers, including 2,454 domestic flights with 420,411 passengers and 64 international flights with 8,462 passengers. At its peak on June 26, the airport served 104 aircraft takeoffs and landings with 19,035 passengers. Compared to May, the number of flights taking off and landing at Cam Ranh International Airport increased by 30.6%; passengers increased by about 41%. Currently, the frequency of domestic flights to Cam Ranh airport has exceeded the peak in 2019. It is expected that in July, the number of flights and passengers passing through Cam Ranh International Airport will increase higher than in June.
 
Xuan Thanh
 
Translated by T.T