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 Island tourism destination attracting tourists

On the public holiday of April 30th and May 1st, Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa welcomed a large number of tourists to the province. An island tourism tour is still a popular choice of many tourists.

Tourists board to visit islands in the south of Nha Trang Bay

From about 8 am on April 30, hundreds of cars moving toward Cau Da Tourism Harbor, Vinpearl Resort etc. to cause traffic jam on Tran Phu Coastal Street (Nha Trang City). Traffic police force had to be on duty to regulate traffic and avoid the occurrence of prolonged traffic jam. At Cau Da Tourism Harbor (Vinh Nguyen Ward, Nha Trang City), tourists were crowded. The tourism ships continuously departs from the harbor to take tourists to visit the islands in the South of Nha Trang Bay such as Mun Island, Mot Island, Mieu Island etc. while the number of waiting passengers was still very crowded.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Khoa- Manager of Cau Da Tourism Harbor Management Department (Nha Trang Bay Management Board) said that on the occasion of April 30th public holiday this year, each day, there were about more than 7,500 passengers getting on board to visit the islands in Nha Trang Bay, increased 10% compared to the same period last year. The number of tourists was high, but the Harbor Management Board had cooperated effectively with the competent forces to inspect the means of transportations regularly before departing the harbor, and implement the channel separation for ships, therefore, the security and order situation was still ensured.

In the cable car station of ​​Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, thousands of tourists lined up to go to the island for entertainment. On the public holiday occasion this year, Vinpearl applied the policy to reduce the ticket price for tourists after 16:00 PM daily, therefore, the quantity of tourists visiting Vinpearl was higher than other years. It was estimated that each day, this tourism area welcomed about 12,000 tourists to visit.

 During the April 30th holiday season this year, two tourism areas of Hoa Land Island Tourism Area and Monkey Island of Long Phu Tourism Joint Stock Company attracted a high number of tourists to visit and participate in entertainment activities. Mr. Le Dung Lam – Director of Long Phu Tourism Joint Stock Company said that in 2 days of April 29th and April 30th, the Company welcomed more than 7,000 tourists, increased 12% compared to the same period of 2017.

Tourists were lining up at Cable Car Station of Vinpearl Nha Trang

According to Tourism Department, on the April 30th and May 1st Holiday Season this year (from April 28th to May 1st), Khanh Hoa will welcome about 135,000 tourists with stay, increased by 7.41% compared to the same period in 2017; of which the domestic tourists account for 103,000 arrivals (increased by 2.53%), international tourists account for 32,000 arrivals (increased by 26.89%). The hotel occupation rate reaches 90-98% in 3-5 star hotel group and 70-75% in 2-star or less hotel group.

The weather is quite hot in Nha Trang on April 30th, it is very crowded at the beach. From early morning, the beach along Tran Phu street and Pham Van Dong street is crowed with people. Many tourists take photo with sunrise on the sea or submerge in cool sea water. Especially, in the afternoon, the beach is almost full with tourists. In addition, the people from other provinces and local people in the province also come to take sea bath. The parking area at coastal park is overloaded.

                                                   XUAN THANH

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