Number of tourists to Dong Thap rose strongly
Update: Oct 31, 2013
(TITC) - In the third quarter of 2013, Dong Thap Province attracted 205,000 tourist arrivals, increasing by 29.75 percent over the same period last year, including 7,500 international arrivals (up 31.99 percent); 110,500 domestic tourist trippers (up 58.44 percent) and 87,000 pilgrim arrivals (up 23.07 percent).

In order to achieve these positive results, the province has carried out many lifestyle tourism promotional campaigns. Tram Chim National Park's Tourism Center in collaboration with the farmers in the buffer zone upgraded infrastructure and added equipments to serve "lifestyle travel programs in the flooding season".

Synchronous activities have been implemented at Xeo Quyt Relic Site to uphold its values such as forming plan for tourism service development, restoring traditional craft villages, planting lotus, training human resource.

The provincial tourism sector has set the target for the last 3 months of 2013 of receiving 576,000 tourist arrivals, including 6,000 international arrivals, 120,000 domestic tourist trippers and 450,000 pilgrim arrivals.

Hong Nhung