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Over 1.5 million tourists visited Binh Thuan in 2020’s 1st half

BTO- The number of tourists to Binh Thuan in the first 6 months of the year is estimated at 1.546 million, with 156,000 turns of international arrivals. Tourism revenue reached about 4.652 trillion.

After months-long closure because of coronavirus outbreak, 75% of tourist accommodations ranking from 1-5 star in Binh Thuan have reopened to welcome visitors, with a commitment to take all preventive measures for tourists’ safety.  All tourist facilities are expected to return to full operation  next month, with a series of stimulus packages. Currently, room occupancy in resorts, hotels, guesthouses in Binh Thuan is estimated at about 25-40% (an increase from 30-50% in comparative with the same time in 2019).

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Local tourism sector has actively implemented many programs to focus on attracting domestic visitors, such as: “Oh Wow Mui Ne” promotional program which aims to promote the image of Mui Ne. Over the past 6 months, 4 tourism projects have been getting investment approval, bringing the total projects to 387, with a combined investment capital of VND 69.845 trillion and a total land area of 6,249 hectares. Of which, there are 22 foreign-invested projects  (VND 11.231 trillion). Up to now, Binh Thuan has totally 188 operational tourism projects.

To maintain stable growth rate, Binh Thuan tourism sector has planned for many promotional activities, as follows: celebrating the recognition of Phu Quy island as a provincial level tourism area; boosting propaganda on Code of conduct in tourism, implementation plan of Vietnam tourism development strategy towards 2030 in Binh Thuan, setting general planning to build Mui Ne as a national tourism area towards 2040, and preparing activities for the 25th anniversary of Binh Thuan Tourism Day.

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source:

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