HCMC & Phu Yen cooperate to develop tourism

The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association and Phu Yen Tourism Association jointly held yesterday the ceremony to review the program to promote local tourism sector 2017.

Phu Yen becomes attractive destination

Phu Yen becomes attractive destination

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Tam, Chairman of Phu Yen Tourism Association said through the program, the province achieved many successes as tourists traveling to Phu Yen increased sharply up to 30 percent in 2016 and higher than that in the first 9 months of 2017.

Phu Yen with many beautiful landscapes and local cuisines attracted many local and international tourists. The province has made big achievements since Vietnamese movie which filmed in the central coast province of Phu Yen, “Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh” (I see yellow flowers on the green grass) has been screened and awarded in the country and abroad, added Tam.

Mr. Tam affirmed in the upcoming times, tourists would be provided tours with the stability of prices and high-quality services.

HCMC & Phu Yen cooperate to develop tourism ảnh 1 At the meeting

Ms. Nguyen Thi Khanh, the HCMC Tourism Association shared at the ceremony that Phu Yen tourism sector should continue connecting tourist sites between Phu Yen and neighboring provinces and the province should invest infrastructure development to welcome more and more tourists in next time.

She added that the program targets to connect the localities in the country, hoping that the localities would continue luring more and more domestic visitors.

Mr. Le Quoc Trung, deputy chairman of Sai Gon Railway Company said since the beginning of the year to date, Sai Gon Railway has sold over 40,000 train tickets, a threefold increase over the previous years.

THI HONG –Translated by Thanh Tran

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