Can Tho focuses on specific tourism products

11:16 | 15/12/2017
In 2018, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will develop specific tourism products such as Cai Rang floating market, night river tours, street music bands, and electric tram car-used city tours.
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The city is located in the Mekong Delta with plentiful natural conditions, criss-crossed rivers.

This year, the city was forecast to attract 7.5 million of tourists, posting a year-on-year growth of 40% and earn VND 2.9 trillion of revenue, up 61% against the same period last year. 

Experts attributed the sharp rise in tourism revenue to a string of political and cultural events namely the food security week within the APEC, the volleyball contest, the Viet Nam-Japan cultural exchange festival, and the Southern folk cake festival. 

In addition, the local authorities also promote tourism promotion activities and sign a series of cooperative agreements with both domestic and foreign travel agents. 

Next year, the locality intends to welcome 2.45 million tourists staying overnight, up 28.9% against 2017, by building and developing special products such as Cai Rang floating market, pilot river tours at night, street bands, and City tour using electric tram cars.

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