The southernmost province of Ca Mau has set a target of greeting 910,000 foreign and domestic visitors and earning 245 billion VND (11.5 million USD) from tourism activities in 2014.

To realise the goal, the local tourism sector has hastened the implementation of its master tourism development plan, while focusing on promotion and cooperation activities in the field.

It has mobilise d resources to develop and upgrade the tourism infrastructure system, accelerating projects so that many will come into use this year.

Ca Mau has also paid more attention to improving its quality of service along with creating connections with other nearby localities in order to lure more arrivals to the province.

It will also continue performing the National Action Plan on Tourism in the 2013-2020 period, aiming to achieving sustainable tourism development in association with preserving and promoting the nation’s cultural values and protecting the environment.

According to preliminary statistics, as many as 27,000 holiday-makers have come to the locality so far this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 19 percent.

The local tourism sector raked in 22 billion VND (about 1 million USD) in turnover in the period, 23 percent higher than the same period last year.-VNA