Tourism of Khanh Hoa Province in the first half of 2017 grew in
both norms: number of tourists and receipt. The result is owning to great
efforts of tourist businesses State management agencies in tourism.
Le Van Son, Managing Director of Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel, said, “During
the past time, we have maintained the number of guests in our hotel. The figure
of 80% in room occupation has proved our effort. In addition, we ensured service
quality as well as launched new services for various demands of tourists.”
According to an official of Anex Viet Nam, in the first half of 2017, the
company brought 19,000 – 20,000 Russian tourists to Nha Trang each month.
In the role of tourism management, the provincial Department of Tourism did
well. The department has acted as a counselor for many significant documents
like action program for Resolution 08 dated January 16, 2017 by the Politburo on
developing tourism to be a key economic sector, tourism development planning of
Khanh Hoa till 2015 and view to 2035… The department also has proposed the Viet
Nam National Administration of Tourism for a management project to guest houses
in the province, appraised eleven 3-5star hotels, etc.
To advertise Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa tourism and expand to more markets, many
promotion activities have been done, for instance, joining Ha Noi International
Travel Fair 2017, making publications about Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa tourism,
welcoming a Korean delegation to survey Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa tourism, and
encouraging tourist businesses to join many big tourism events. The Tourist
Support Center received 10 cases via its hotline and combined with appropriate
authorities to solve tourists’ problems timely. Each week, two tourism
information centers in Tran Phu Street and Cam Ranh International Airport gave
support to about 400 tourists.
According to Nguyen Thi Le Thanh, in the second half of the year, the local
tourism need keep the growth in all norms and solve shortcomings. As planned,
the department will popularize evaluation criteria to tourist spots, and
intensify control on out-bound tour organization as well as tourist guides.
Besides, the department will set up a project to develop the model of traveling
and health care and continue Smart Travel project in the province.
Khanh Hoa Province received over 2.6 million tourists in the first half of 2017,
increasing by 25% year-on-year. International tourists made up 1 million of the
sum, rising by 80.4% year-on-year. Tourism receipt in the 6 months was VND7,515
billion, a 31% increase year-on-year.