Khanh Hoa province targets 4 million tourists in 2015
Update: Dec 05, 2014
The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa aims to attract 4 million tourists and gross 6.5 trillion VND (309 million USD) in revenue next year, representing a respective rise of 17 percent and 30 percent year-on-year.

This year, Khanh Hoa set a target of receiving 3.4 million visitors, including 840,000 foreign tourists, and earning 5 trillion VND (238 million USD) in revenue.

By the end of November, the province already served over 3.3 million holiday makers, up 22 percent against the same period last year.

Russia continued to top the list with more than 210,000 arrivals, up 60 percent. Other markets such as the Republic of Korea , Australia , China and Belgium all registered growth.

Local authorities have sketched out schemes to improve tourism services, diversify tourism products, and accelerate the implementation of key projects, particularly those in the north of Cam Ranh peninsula and Nha Trang resort city and the conversion of the Nha Trang sea port into a specialised tourism port.

The province will enhance cooperation with domestic and foreign provinces and cities and speed up the construction of the second runway at Cam Ranh International Airport in anticipation of the tourism sector’s growth.

Khanh Hoa is well-known for its beautiful beaches and many relic sites, particularly the Nha Trang Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world.