At the Culture and Tourism Week of Ben Tre province in 2017. Photo: vtr.org.vn
According to the organizing panel, the proceeds from the week and the fair reached more than VND 10 billion and the event saw the number of tourists double compared to normal times. The occupancy rate of hotels’ rooms and homestay was 100% while the purchasing power of visitors increased by 3.5 times compared to usual weekdays.

This year’s event, the second of its kind, attracted 140 enterprises from both inside and outside the province, which displayed their products and services at more than 300 pavilions from August 29.

Translated by Thuy Duong