Van Don is determined to receive over 720,000 tourists
Van Don Island belongs to Bai Tu Long bay, here is the most populated with the size of 30 square km. This area nowadays becomes an attractive site to many tourists. In the first four months of this year, the number of visitors reaches to 344.000 people, takes 47 percent of the year’s target and rise of 36 percent with the last year.
At the moment, Van Don district has over 100 tourism businesses with the accommodation of 1,284 rooms, must be higher than the 2013 figures. The mid- range room occupancy is 38 percent. Visitors could be totally satisfed with the fully equipped boats on this island, with 33 wood boats and 21 high-speed boats, those are the guarantee to provide transport services for tourists to islands.
The goal of Van Don in 2014 is to reach 723,000 tourist, in which foreigner visitors arrivals are expected to be 15,000. Turnover from tourism is expected to reach VND390 billion and social revenue from tourism is expected to rise 1.5 fold over the previous year.
Thanks to the natural beauty in Van Don and the majestic seascape in Halong bay, Quang Ninh province takes important part in tourism industry of our country. The visitors now come to this area could not only get the Halong bay tours, but also enjoy Van Don island trip. Both of them are ideal places in this summer time.