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Binh Thuan tourism suffered heav

Binh Thuan tourism suffered heavy losses due to Covid-19 epidemic

BTO- Due to the impact of Covid-19 epidemic, the number of tourists to Binh Thuan has sharply decreased, and as of  April 12, the province is hosting totally 1,050 tourists, including 86 domestic visitors and 964 foreign visitors.

Among international tourists staying Binh Thuan, those from Russia account the most, with 577 visitors, followed by tourist arrivals from Ukraine (51), France (35), Germany (23), etc. To implement central and local government’s directions on Covid-19 prevention and control, almost all resorts, hotels and other tourist destinations in the province have temporarily suspended operation. According to statistic in March, tourist accommodation facilities in Binh Thuan welcomed an estimate of 312,000 turns of visitors, falling by nearly 34% compared with that of the same month last year. Generally, tourists volume of the first 3 month of the year is estimated of only 1.33 million turns, a tumble of more than 10.3% in comparison with that of the corresponding period in 2010. Number of international travelers coming to Binh Thuan has critically shrunken, with only 34,800 turns in March (a reduction of 44.5%), and 164,000 turns in 2020’a first quarter, falling by 16% against the figures of the same period last year. In which, Russian tourists account for nearly 38%, besides visitors from South Korea, Germany, France, Thailand …

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Newspaper)

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