Tien Giang has attempted to meet the target by offering incentives for businesses investing in ecotourism development projects and re-designing tourism spots.
The province also plans to develop Thoi Son Islet into a provincial tourist attraction.
|Thoi Son Islet in Tien Giang (Photo: vanhoamientay.com)|
Tien Giang is home to 70,000 ha of orchards with numerous locally special fruits and a dense river and canal networks which benefit ecotourism development in the province.
Since the beginning of 2016, the province has welcomed 1.2 million tourist arrivals, including 393,600 foreigners, an increase of 5.6% against last year. Tourism revenue hit VND3.5 trillion (US$157.5 million), up 10.7% compared to 2015.