Mekong Delta receives over 20 million visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) cooperated with the People’s Committee of An Giang province to organize a conference on improving the effectiveness of agricultural tourism in the Mekong Delta on October 1.

Tourists visit Long An province. (Photo: Sggp)

Tourists visit Long An province. (Photo: Sggp)

According to VNAT, the region received more than 20 million visitors in nine months this year, showing an average increase of 9 percent per year.
The regional tourism industry saw a small number of long-stay tourists of 2 million.
The average amount of expenditure by a visitor in the Mekong Delta is averagely US$22 per day.

By NGUYEN THANH – Translated by Kim Khanh

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