Khanh Hoa welcomes over 780,000 foreign visitors in January-June
VGP - The central province of Khanh Hoa received over more than 780,000 foreign visitors in January-June period, a 17.6-fold rise from the same time last year, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
The province, home to beach towns Nha Trang and Cam Ranh, earned around VND 12.5 trillion in tourism revenue, up 126.2 percent against the same period last year.
The local authorities has approved plans to allow entertainment and shopping to continue until late at night in a bid to boost tourism.
Specifically, the province will open pedestrians-only streets, set up food courts and beach bars and pubs, organize entertainment shows, and call on malls and other large retail places to remain open until midnight.
The local authorities will consider allowing inland waterway cruise ships to operate until 11 p.m. every day./.