Quy Nhon beach in Binh Dinh province (Source: VNA)
Binh Dinh (VNA) – The central coastal province of Binh Dinh is taking synchronous measures to promote its sea and island tourism with the target of attracting 5 million tourist arrivals by 2020, 30 percent of whom are foreigners.

Director of the local Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Dung said that the province will focus on human resources training, and include environmental protection in tourism development.

In the time ahead, Binh Dinh will speed up the implementation of 43 tourism development projects, including the Linh Phong pagoda spiritual and historical tourism complex, the Casa Marina Resort, and the FLC Complex.

It is also calling for investment in developing the Tan Thanh-Vinh Hoi-Cat Tien tourist route and eco-tourism projects like Mui Rong, Vung Chua, Con Chim and Nui Mot Lake.

The number of visitors to the province reached 2.6 million in 2015, an increase of 25 percent compared to the previous year.-VNA