Quy Nhon beach in Binh Dinh province (Photo: VNA)

Binh Dinh (VNA) – The south central coastal province of Binh Dinh has withdrawn the licences of four delayed tourism projects so far this year.

According to Director of the provincial Department of Culture-Sports and Tourisms Nguyen Van Dung, the projects will be transferred to more capable investors.

The revoked projects include Hoi Van-Phu Cat hot spring resort and a service and a trade complex in Ngo May- Quy Nhon. The two projects will be transferred to Hoa Sen Group for investment survey.

Along with this, a part of Quy Nhon- Cau River tourism route will also be reclaimed. In addition, the province has instructed authorities to adjust the detailed plan for the first phase of the Ghenh Rang tourism site.

The province has been home to 43 tourism investment projects with a total investment capital of tens of trillion VND.

In the first six months of this year, the locality has received nearly 1.66 million visitors. Foreign travelers numbered over 119,350 international arrivals, up 18 percent compared to the same period in 2015, while domestic visitors reached 1.54 million, a year-on-year increase of 31 percent.

The province has earned more than 721 billion VND (32.3 million USD) in tourism revenues since the beginning of this year, a surge of 57 percent against the same period in 2015.-VNA