Tourists to Quang Ninh exceed 55 percent of yearly target

15:56 | 09/06/2014 Society

(VEN) - The Quang Ninh Province Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism said that Quang Ninh Province received 4.2 million tourists in the first five months of this year accounting for 55.1 percent of the yearly target and increasing by one percent from a year ago.

These included 1.2 million foreign visitors accounting for 43.8 percent of the yearly projection and increasing by eight percent from the same period last year.

Tourism revenues exceeded VND2.4 trillion in five months accounting for 42.6 percent of the yearly target and increasing by 13 percent from a year ago. Localities such as Co To, Van Don and Ha Long saw a sharp increase in the number of tourists.

To maintain the growth momentum, Quang Ninh established a tourist business environment management pision, local inter-branch inspection teams, hot lines, and a team to response to opinions of tourists and local people./.

        Thanh Tam