TIEN GIANG — Southern Tien Giang Province is aiming to attract 1.14 million tourists this year, a 9-per-cent increase over 2010, according to the province's Culture, Sport and Tourism Department.
It said it expected 551,000 international tourists for an estimated VND258 billion (US$12.3 million) in turnover.
The province welcomed about 150,000 tourists over the Tet (lunar new year) holiday. Thoi Son Island and other islands in the Tien River have been the most popular destinations. — VNS