Some 2.4 million people visited the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap in the first nine months of the year, a year-on-year hike of 23 percent, according to the provincial People’s Committee.


Tram Chim National Park is a renowned tourist attraction in Dong Thap province.

The province pocketed 450 billion VND (19.8 million USD) from tourism services.

In September alone, it welcomed 150,000 travellers and earned 40 billion VND (1.76 million USD).

Along with renowned tourist attractions like Xeo Quyt relic site, Gao Giong eco-tourism site, Tram Chim national park and Sa Dec flower village, eco-tourism destinations in Lai Vung and Cao Lanh districts have been new draws for both foreign and domestic tourists.

Meanwhile, Kien Giang province received 4.8 million visitors in the period, up 7 percent from the same time last year, and earned revenues of 3.4 trillion VND (149.6 million USD).

Phu Quoc island district alone welcomed 2.7 million travellers and raked in over 2.8 trillion VND (123.2 million USD).

The provincial People’s Committee said that it is focusing on tourism development programmes, calling for further investment in entertainment zones to attract visitors.

Source : VNA