Nghe An intensifies tourism development hinh anh 1The Lan Chau - Song Ngu ecological tourist area in Nghe An province. (Source:

Nghe An (VNA) – The northern central province of Nghe An has been channeling more resources into developing tourism, towards the sector becoming a driving force in the local development.

The province attaches importance to planning, tourism infrastructure development and encouraging investment in tourism, boosting the quality of promotion activities and managing the environment and tourism resources.

In recent years, some new tourism projects went into operation like Lan Chau – Song Ngu ecological tourism area, the Lam river ecological tourism area, the Ru Giam spiritual tourism area and the Dien Hai sea tourist area.

Since 2011, 275 new hotels and guesthouses have been built with a combined capital of 2.2 trillion VND (98 million USD).

The north central province’s tourism sector, however, still faces various problems like a lack of breakthrough changes and local typical tourism products.

The province targets 5-5.5 million tourists a year by 2020.-VNA