central province of Quang Nam has welcomed more than
562,000 domestic and foreign visitors this year, a 26.2%
year-on-year rise since last year.
the figure 312,000 were from foreign countries, nearly
50% more than last year.
achievements were attributed to the sector's great efforts
in promoting the province's tourist sites, including
the ancient town and the My Son tower complex, both
of which are UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites.
of the hotels built, including seven four-star, are
located at the Hoi An ancient town. Three luxurious
resorts have been opened in the province with a total
of 302 rooms.
now until the end of this year, the provincial tourism
sector plans to provide services to about 54,000 visitors
and expects revenue of VND110bil.
number of tourists traveling to Quang Tri, another central
province has also increased since the province successfully
organised the Trans-Asian bridge festival in 2004.
than 106,000 visitors, including 23,700 foreigners,
arrived in Quang Tri in the first six months of this
year, already two thirds of last year's total figure.
province, home to many former battle fields such as
Khe Sanh and the Quang Tri ancient citadel, as well
as the former line dividing the country - the Hien Luong
river, is undertaking many projects to preserve historical
sites for both cultural and tourism purpose.