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Can Tho aims for 1.7 million visitors

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Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho City (Photo: VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) - The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this year will further develop river tours and tours visiting craft villages and historic sites as well as city tour, according to the city's People's Committee.

With these efforts, the city aims to attract 1.7 million visitors, earning 1.8 trillion VND (80 million USD) from tourism.

Last year, the city welcomed over 1.6 million visitors, increasing by 18 percent year-on-year. Currently, around 40 tour operators are operating in the city and 226 hotels and hostels as well as 11 home-stay destinations.

In 2015, many investors have poured money to the city such as Vingroup, Novaland and Muong Thanh.-VNA

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