Tourist destinations busy on National Day holiday

Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho city (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Mekong Delta city of
Can Tho welcomed more than 76,000 tourists during the three-day National Day
holiday (September 2-4), up 60 percent year-on-year, according to the municipal
Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The holiday makers flocked to the My Khanh Tourist
Village, the Southern Truc Lam Zen Monastery, the Cai Rang Floating Market and
the Ninh Kieu Wharf, among others.

The local tourism sector has made all-out efforts to
ensure security, safety and environmental hygiene for tourists, while
organising a range of entertainment activities during the holiday.

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre also served
over 100,000 holiday-makers on September 2-3, doubling the figure recorded in
the same period last year.

Of the total, domestic tourists made up more than 60
percent, said the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

During the holiday, about 50,000 vacationers flocked
to the central province of Binh Thuan, including 3,000 foreigners, mostly from
Russia, Thailand, Germany, the Republic of Korea and the US.

Major tourist destinations in the central province
of Quang Nam like Cham island (Cu Lao Cham), the world-recognized My Son Sanctuary
and Hoi An ancient town, and the Phu Ninh lake eco-tourism site, also drew a
large number of both domestic and international tourists on this occasion.-VNA

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