An Giang speeds up tourism development

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According to the Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism of An Giang province, An Giang welcomed around 7.3 million tourists and reached the highest ever turnover of VND3,700 billion in 2017.

Tra Su cajuput forest in An Giang  (Photo: KK)

Tra Su cajuput forest in An Giang (Photo: KK)

An Giang has recently become one of the provinces having a strong tourism growth in the Mekong Delta region.
The provincial government has recognized the potential of its tourism industry, and encouraged investors to continue to invest in the sector.
This is the result of making all needful preparation during the past years by the local authorities, said Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of An Giang province, Nguyen Thanh Binh.
An Giang has boosted investment in building tourism services with hundreds of hotels and more than 50 restaurants, developing cable car system to Cam Mountain, Sam Mountain Cultural Park, Tan Chau pier, as well as completing traffic and transportation system in tourist areas and destinations.
The province has exploited mostly its potentials, such as 100km of the borderline with Cambodia, natural landscapes, historical and cultural sites of Ba Chua Xu Temple, Memorial House of President Ton Duc Thang.
The tourism target is to attract over 10 million visitors by 2020, increasing the average length of stay of 20-30 percent. The province will focus on building a large-scale religious and cultural complex, entertainment areas, shopping malls; and promoting eco-tourism destinations, sightseeing tours in the province and trips through Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.