5:22:48 PM | 30/5/2012
The Southern province of Kien Giang will need some US$411 million from various sources to develop its tourism sector through 2020.
According to the provincial tourism development plan, Kien Giang will focus on developing tourism in 4 regions, namely Phu Quoc, Ha Tien - Kien Luong, Rach Gia City and surrounding areas, and U Minh Thuong.
The province is creating favorable conditions for investors to soon implement tourism projects in Phu Quoc, Kien Hai, Ha Tien, U Minh Thuong...; and diversifying modes of tourism such as eco-tourism and culture tourism. The island of Phu Quoc will become an international sea tourism centre.
In 2020, Kien Giang is expected to lure 4.7 million domestic tourists and 648,000 foreign visitors, and make tourism revenues of US$290 million.