Tourism Thứ sáu, 14/07/2017 15:37

Ninh Binh welcomes 5.3 million tourists in first half of 2017

The famous landscapes of Trang An, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Natural Reserve of Van Long, among many other historical and cultural sites, has helped the northern province of Ninh Binh attract 5.3 million holiday-makers in the first half of the year, up 19.4% from the same period in 2016.

Visitors crowded to Ninh Binh on holiday.
Visitors crowded to Ninh Binh on holiday.

The figure included over4.9 million domestic visitors and 435,000 foreign tourists, a rise of 19.7% and 16.2% against same period last year, respectively.

The number of those staying overnight was 283,000 per night, a year – on – year rise of 35.5%.

The tourism sector earned an estimated revenue ofnearly1.6 trillion VND (70 million USD), which reflected a surge of 49% percent against that recorded a year earlier.

(Translated by Nguyen Thuy)

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