VIETNAM TRAVEL NEWS
Cua Lo aims to increase tourist traffic
Cua Lo town in the central provinceof Nghe An expects to welcome 2.2 million tourists, this year and increasetourism revenue by 19.9% compared to last year.
The town is focusing on drawing more visitors by promoting itspristine and relatively undisturbed landscapes and coastal areas along withincreasing the number of village tours and festivals.
The town is also investing heavily in expansion of its westerntravel spaces, improving service quality, and upgrading tourist sites, healthcarecentres and restaurants along the beach.
Visitors travelling to Cua Lo primarily come from northernprovinces of the country, China and other ASEAN countries.
The town is located on established tour routes and plans tocapitalise on this feature by boosting advertising in business kiosks andbillboards at the centres, roads and major projects serving tourism, says DoanTien Dung, Vice Chairman of Cua Lo Town People''s Committee.
The major tour routes include Cua Lo - Vinh City, Cua Lo - KimLien relics, Cua Lo - Cuong Temple, Cua Lo - Pu Mat National Park, Cua Lo Cuitemple- - Dong Loc T-junction and Cua Lo Huong Son Hot Spring- Vietnam-Laosborder market.
Cua Lo has much to offer tourists in attractive destinationsincluding Mat (Eye) Island, Ngu (Fish) Island, Lan Chau Island, Cua Hoieco-tourism tour, Lo Son Pagoda and pledges that travellers will not bebothered by beggars evils, thefts at tourist spots, Dung said.'