Ba Ria - Vung Tau Department Of Tourism

Ba Ria - Vung Tau tourism industry is constantly developing and attracting tourists

07/01/2023 - 10:00

With the advantage of being close to Ho Chi Minh City, owning many beautiful beaches, Ba Ria - Vung Tau is the first choice for travelers who want to experience a short vacation with a variety of activities.

Compared to other provinces, Ba Ria - Vung Tau has a great advantage when it is close to the southern economic center, Ho Chi Minh City. This helps the province always have an abundant number of visitors from Ho Chi Minh City as well as other neighboring provinces. For many years now, this province has always received the attention of visitors on weekends or holidays.

Welcoming millions of visitors in the year

Ba Ria - Vung Tau has more than 305 km of coastline with many beautiful beaches that attract tourists. In addition to the location near Ho Chi Minh City, the advantage of developing local tourism is also in the relatively high number of sunny hours a year, there are rarely storms, the average temperature is about 27 degrees Celsius.

Besides marine resources, the province has many mountains with beautiful terrain and landscapes for the development of experiential and ecological tourism such as Lon mountain, Small mountain, Dinh mountain, Minh Dam mountain, many national historical sites. and a series of folk festivals serving spiritual tourism.

According to a representative from the Department of Tourism of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, over the past time, the tourism industry has always maintained a good growth rate and has made a positive contribution to the overall growth of the province. The number of tourists to places in the province has grown by an average of more than 12.9% per year. This year, the number of tourists to Vung Tau is estimated at more than 9.4 million. Tourists come here the most in the summer months of April, May and June (about 1.3-1.4 million visitors/month).

The system of facilities here is also increasingly modern with many 4-5 star standard hotels and luxury resorts ready to serve visitors. There are 1,481 tourist accommodation establishments in the province with 29,820 rooms. In which, 113 hotels have been rated 1-5 stars. Tourists can experience the service at 7 5-star hotels, 16 4-star hotels, 23 3-star hotels, 27 2-star hotels and 40 1-star hotels. These include Vietsovpetro, Ho Tram Strip tourist complex, Oceanami resort, Sanctuary Ho Tram, Sixsenses Con Dao, Melia Ho Tram resort, Pullman hotel.

Develop a variety of forms of tourism

Meeting the great entertainment and relaxation needs of domestic and foreign tourists, over the years, Ba Ria - Vung Tau has continuously changed and developed tourism forms. People can experience sea and island resort tourism; travel for conferences and seminars (MICE); tourism to visit historical sites, cultural and architectural works, tourism products associated with spiritual beliefs; medical tourism and health care; Ecotourism; community tourism; tourism associated with physical training and sports activities and tourism associated with entertainment services.

Besides the famous destination, this province also invests in human resources and facilities for the form of community tourism, associated with the culture and life of indigenous people.

Chau Duc district, a remote part of the province, is a prime example. Since the Covid-19 epidemic, this locality has invested in tourism development, attracting visitors who like to enjoy nature and experience the culture of ethnic minorities here.

I am excited for the new prosperity of local tourism after the epidemic season. Many tourists have known and come to Chau Duc. They love the landscape, the fresh air, and are excited to experience new community-based tourism,' said Cao Hoang Vu, deputy head of Chau Duc District Information and Culture Department.

Mr. Vu also said that representatives of the Department of Tourism came to survey and guide people on how to build and develop services to attract tourists.

This is also considered a new tourism development strategy of the province. Not only has the familiar experience, the locality also has a lot of potential to attract tourists. The change efforts of the province's tourism industry promise to bring excellent results for the province's tourism in the coming time.