Visitors to Lao Cai increases by over 79 percent

Thanks to various measures to stimulate tourism demand, together with improved service quality, the northern province of Lao Cai has welcomed more than six million visitors in the first 9 months, up 71% over the same period last year.

In September alone, Lao Cai attracted more than 1.1 million visitors. The holidaymakers have mainly come to its key tourist destinations, such as Sa Pa town, Lao Cai city, and Bac Ha, Bao Yen, and Bat Xat districts.

In the January-September period, the province’s tourism revenue reached some 760 million USD, a rise of nearly 50% from a year earlier.

From the beginning of this year, many typical and unique tourism products have been organized in the localities, such as the VTV Cup International Women's Volleyball Tournament 2023, the Bao Ha temple festival in Bao Yen district, and the Summer festival "Sa Pa - Land of Love".

Lao Cai province targets to attract about seven visitors and rake in 22 trillion VND in tourism revenue this year, year-on-year increases of 50% and 34%, respectively./.