24.10.2020, 23:53

Binh Thuân tourism sees a long way

Binh Thuân tourism sees a long way
A beach in Mui Ne, province of Binh Thuan (Center). Photo: Hong Hieu /VNA /CVN

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently decided to recognize Mui Ne tourist area as a national tourist area, opening a new development path for Binh Thuan tourism.
Binh Thuan has a coast of 192 km with a fishery of 52000 km ², and Phu Quy Island located 56 nautical miles (120 km) off Phan Thiet.
According to the Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the sea of ​​Mui Ne has a hot and windy climate, becoming an attractive destination for renowned boarders and kitesurfers from the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany. , etc.
Considered one of the top 50 beaches in the world, Asia's best beach for windsurfing, Mui Ne is also selected to host the annual international windsurfing race.
Currently, this province has 383 tourism investment projects with a total registered fund of 59618 billion VND (2709 billion USD). It has 562 active accommodation establishments with 16589 rooms, 557 apartments and 315 villas.
Last year, Binh Thuan welcomed 6.4 million tourists, a 100-fold increase from 1995 including 775000 foreigners. The total provincial tourism turnover reached 15110 billion VND.
The province is striving to welcome around 9 million tourists by 2025 including 1.5 million foreigners, to achieve a turnover of 24000 billion VND. The tourism sector is expected to create jobs for 24000 people.
Besides the diversification and improvement of tourism products, Binh Thuan will continue to cooperate with other localities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho to develop tourism in a sustainable manner, said the chairman of the Provincial People's Committee. , Nguyen Ngoc Hai.
On the other hand, it appeals to strategic investors with experience in the maritime tourism sector to implement high-end tourist complexes, he added.