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Mekong Rest Stop: Featuring South-western TourismPosted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012
In our current modern society, typical of rapid urbanisation, everybody wants to take rest and to be close to the nature. The south-western region of Vietnam characterised by picturesque landscapes is a favourite destination. Mekong rest stop has become a familiar name to any travellers setting foot on this land and taking rest.
Mekong Rest Stop was established on July 24, 2005 and located just 4 km from Trung Luong Highway and near Tien Giang University. This is an important economic gateway for HCM City, southwest and southeast regions.
Mekong Rest Stop, over US$1 million invested by Trung Thuy Group Joint Stock Company, comprises of restaurants, rest houses, shopping centres, and supporting facilities open for service from 5:50 am to 9:00 pm all days in the week. Service quality and professional staff make the facility unique to its peers in the region.
The 12,000 square metre Mekong Rest Stop is designed in an open style. Dropping on in the facility, you will have the chance to get close to the nature, live in a peaceful countryside, contemplate picturesque landscapes, and enjoy specially local foods. This is also the guideline idea of the investor when it started building the station.
When you come here, you will immediately breathe in pleasant countryside atmosphere. Houses are made from local materials like bamboo to create a sense of satisfaction for lodgers. Not only that, designers cleverly arranged a winding river, erected bamboo bridges, wooden boats and fishing nets to excite visitors.
In the year to May 2012, Mekong Rest Stop in Tien Giang province served 205,779 international and domestic tourists. In spite of being affected by economic recession, Mekong Rest Stop has made efforts to live through and stand firm in the tough time.
Currently, Mekong Rest Stop can serve 900 people at a time. It is sometimes overcrowded. Hence, the company plans to expand its usable area to 2 ha to provide better services for travellers. Besides, Mekong Rest Stop will establish handicraft villages typical of Tien Giang province and the Southwest region. These villages will help visitors understand more about Tien Giang and the region.
For sure, Mekong Rest Stop - Tien Giang is a place where visitors can live in picturesque landscapes and enjoy quality services and reasonable prices. Served by attentive and professional staffs, the facility is promised to be a green, clean, comfortable and quality rest stop for visitors.