Khanh Hoa develops new tourism products
Update: Oct 02, 2014
The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s Department of Tourism has developed a number of new tourism services in the run-up to the 6th Asian Beach Games in 2016 in order to attract more holidaymakers to its Nha Trang city.

Among those are dolphin performances at Vinpearl Land and Flyboard, a water jetpack that propels those fearless enough to try it meters into the air.

In addition, the local tourism sector has looked into eco-tourism along the Cai River and the surrounding countryside. The province also aims to develop handicraft and fine arts facilities between now and 2020 in a bid to attract more visitors.

The province is undertaking maximum efforts to prepare for the Sea Festival 2015 and the 6th Asian Beach Games in 2016, with a focus on infrastructure and tourism services.

This will be the third time an Asian sports competition is held in Viet Nam , after the Asian Indoor Games in 2009 and the Southeast Asian Games in 2003.

During the first nine months of this year, Khanh Hoa welcomed more than 2.7 million tourists, up 21 percent compared to the year before. They included more than 608,000 foreign tourists, an increase of 26 percent.

The province earned more than 4.5 billion VND (214 million USD) from tourism activities.