The province focuses on planning and pouring capital in expanding marine tourism, eco-tourism and resort tourism. Binh Son - Ninh Chu and Ca Na resorts have been formed while the construction of Binh Son and Vinh Hy tourist sites are underway. It plans to turn Binh Tien beach which is associated with Nui Chua Biosphere Reserve with diverse marine and forest ecosystems into a leading tourist attraction of the country and the region.

The south-central province of Ninh Thuan has set a target of welcoming 3.5 million visitors by 2025, including 455,000 international tourists.

Coming to Ninh Thuan, visitors will have a chance to experience a 105km-long coastal road from Binh Tien to Ca Na, one of the most beautiful roads in Vietnam. Along the way are forests, rocky mountains, streams and bays with dozens of beaches with clear blue water and a long stretch of white sand. There are also large and beautiful sand dunes close to the sea, notably Nam Cuong and Mui Dinh dunes, which are suitable for the development of various types of eco-tourism, adventure sports, motor racing, surfing, hiking and visiting salt fields.

The sea does not only provide livelihoods but also a place for the coastal community of Ninh Thuan to build a marine culture with special heritages. It includes a system of historical and cultural relics related to the marine environment, folk festivals, customs, folk performing arts and typical cuisine of coastal residents. This is a rich human resource for the province to develop sustainable marine tourism.

Lured by the province’s advantages, many investors have studied and proposed plans relating to tourist urban areas and large-scale tourism projects. Most recently, Sailing Bay Ninh Chu beach resort complex has collaborated with Mui Dinh Ecopark tourist site in building a high-class beach resort and entertainment area.

The province has set a target of welcoming 3.5 million visitors by 2025, including 455,000 international tourists. The number of visitors to the province will reach 6 million by 2030. Tourism revenue will hit VND 2.9 trillion (USD 126.7 million) by 2025 and 5.9 trillion VND by 2030.

To achieve the goals, it will continue to mobilize resources with priority given to infrastructure of key tourist areas and create favorable conditions for economic sectors to take part in marine tourism development, diversify types of eco-tourism and community-based tourism to increase connectivity with localities.

The development and diversification of marine tourism products as well as product chains and brands are carried out on the ground of biodiversity conservation, marine environment protection, and promoting the value of the heritages. There will be a link between local and international tourism routes to turn Ninh Thuan into an attractive destination for both domestic and foreign tourists.

Source: VNA