The south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan welcomed close to 3 million visitors in the first six months of this year, a year-on-year rise of about 12 percent, reported the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The province earned more than 317.7 million USD from tourism, up 18 percent against the same period last year.

The province aims to receive 6.3 million holidaymakers this year for 15.4 trillion VND, and is set to continue tourism promotion in Vietnam and abroad in the rest of 2019.