Khanh Hoa welcomes over 5.6 million visitors in 9 months hinh anh 1The view over Tram Huong (Agarwood) Tower, a symbol of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang beach city (Source:

Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa served more than 5.6 million holiday-makers between January and September, reeling in 32 trillion VND (1.38 billion USD) in total.

The number of visitors showed an annual increase of 16 percent, of whom around half were foreigners. On average, visitors often spend about 3 days in the province.

As a result, local accommodation facilities’ earnings surpassed 20 trillion VND during the review period.

A coastline of 180 kilometres, stunning natural landscapes with Van Phong, Nha Trang and Cam Ranh bays listed among the world’s most beautiful, and unique local events such as Ponagar Temple festival, whale worshipping festival, and Salanganes festival, are advantages for Khanh Hoa to develop tourism.

The province houses about 680 accommodation facilities, with 31,700 rooms.

This year, as host of the National Tourism Year 2019 and Nha Trang Beach Festival, it aims at welcoming 6.8 million tourists, including 3.3 million foreigners.

Khanh Hoa will be the site of several major events in the last three months of this year, including the finals of the 2019 Miss Universe Vietnam, and the Hong Kong-Nha Trang yacht race./.