QUANG BINH (VNS) — The central province of Quang Binh achieved a turnover of VND179 billion (US$8.1 million) in tourism, an increase of nearly 90 per cent compared with 2014.
Well-known Son Doong Cave was the reason for the significant increase after it was broadcast on the US's ABC News channel.
It is reported that Son Doong Cave tours are full for all of 2016.
Last year, the province received 2.86 million tourists, an increase of 3.9 per cent, of which foreign visitors totalled 46,900, a growth of 8.9 per cent. Turnover for restaurants and hotels was VND1.9 trillion ($86 million), an increase of 19 per cent. — VNS