Can Tho received more than 5.3 million visitors in 2016

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho received more than 5.3 million visitors in 2016, preseting a year-on-year increase of 14 percent, according to the municipal People’s Committee at the year-end Cconference on January 11.

                Tourists visit Can Tho. (Photo: Sggp)
The number of overnight visitors is 1.7 million, including 259,000 international tourists.

Total revenue from the city's tourism industry during 12 months is VND1.826 billion, up 5 percent over same period last year.

The tourism industry sector expects to receive over 5.6 million arrivals, including 600,000 foreign visitors; total income will reach around VND 2,000 billion in 2017.

By Long Hoa – Translated by Kim Khanh

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