KIEN GIANG (VNS) — The Mekong Delta received 7.3 million visitors in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 20.9 per cent compared with the same period last year.
They included 540,175 international tourists, an increase of 14.4 per cent.
An Giang attracted the highest number (2.6 million), and Kien Giang accounted for the highest tourism revenue (VND624 billion, $29.7 million).
Dong Thap, Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, and Hau Giang provinces saw the most impressive growth in the number of visitors.
The delta provinces focus on developing eco-tourism and island tourism, its strengths. — VNS