Nha Trang expects tourist Independence Day boom
  • | | September 01, 2018 09:31 AM

Nha Trang City in the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa is expected to welcome tens of thousands of visitors on the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

This year, the Vietnamese Independence Day, September 2, falls on Sunday, so people are allowed to be off from work on September 3 or Monday instead. It means that many labourers will enjoy the three-day break when they do not work on Saturday. 


Khanh Hoa beach

According to Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism, Nha Trang hopes to serve 19,200 foreign tourists on the holiday, up 32.3% on-year and 25,600 domestic visitors, up 3.3% on-year.

Tourist sites in Nha Trang such as Ponagar Temple Tower, Museum of Oceanography and Hon Chong have prepared to meet the traveller rise.

At present, Ponagar Temple Tower and Hon Chong welcome around thousands of visitors per day on average, including a large number from Russia and China.

Nguyen Ngoc Khoa, a representative from Cau Da Wharf, said that roughly 4,000 travellers arrived at the wharf daily, including 60-70% from China and Russia.

Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism also reported that up to 4.42 million visited the province in the first eight months of this year, up 116% against the same phase of last year.

Of the figure, international visitors reached 1.88 million, up 1.41%, and domestic travellers were 2.53 million, up 102%.

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