Tay Ninh strives to exploit region’s tourism potential

Tay Ninh province held international tourism conference themed “Opportunities and Development Potential”, yesterday.
Ba Den Mountain is a must-go destination in Tay Ninh
Ba Den Mountain is a must-go destination in Tay Ninh

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sport & Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai; Chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association Nguyen Huu Tho and representatives of tourism industries in Korea, Japan, France, domestic agencies, departments and foreign investors attended in the event.

Tay Ninh province has huge potential to develop pilgrimage and eco-tourism, ranging from Ba Den mountain, Lo Go-Xa Mat National Garden to Dau Tieng lake, Ma Thien Lanh…

Deputy Minister Huynh Vinh Ai delivers a peech at the event

Mr. Nguyen Huu Tho said at the conference that Tay Ninh province needs to restore local historical and cultural relics; invest in the provincial high-class resort areas in hopes to turn the province into one of the top tourism centers in the region and country.

Mr. Vinh Ai suggested Tay Ninh leaders should have detailed plan to develop tourism industry to be a key economic sector and pushing up the regional connection through Xuyen A road as well as linking to neighboring provinces for sustainable tourism development.

In the period 2012-2016, Tay Ninh province attracted nearly 4.1 million visitors. Of these, the number of international visitors touring in the province was 7,000 foreigners. Tourism revenue in 2016 reached over VND 770billion, accounting for 1.3 percent of the GRDP

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