The opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year themed “Binh Thuan - Green Convergence” will take place in Phan Thiet city and will be broadcast live by the Vietnam Television.

National Tourism Year will feature 204 cultural, sports and tourism events, including 13 events of national scale hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Visitors at Mui Ne Beach in the Central province of Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan will host 31 cultural, sports and tourism events and 41 other provinces and cities will host 164 events as part of the National Tourism Year throughout the year.

An international cuisine festival, a rowing and canoeing competition, a national golf championship, and Binh Thuan Tourism Week are some highlights of the program.

It is expected to boost the province’s tourism development and attract domestic and foreign investors.

With a coastline of 192km, stunning beaches, beautiful landscapes, rich natural resources and a diversity of historic and cultural identities, Binh Thuan has become a popular tourist destination for domestic and foreign visitors.

The province is home to around 600 hotels and resorts with a total of 18,000 rooms and 1,000 condotels.

It welcomed nearly 700,000 visitor arrivals last month, double the number from the same period last year.

The tourism revenue was estimated at 1.79 trillion VND (76.1 million USD) last month, nearly triple the amount from a year ago.

Source: VNA