City needs $476m for river tourism

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 14:44

HCM City will need more than VND10,000 billion (US$476 million ) to develop river tourism to 2015, according to a strategy plan drafted by the city's Transport Department.

The city will upgrade 22 piers and wharfs and build 28 new ones. It wil also develop 65 tourist sites in districts 1, Cu Chi and Can Gio.

According to the plan, the number of river tourists will increase by 20 per cent and earnings from river tourism will rise by 30 per cent annually.

Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economics Times)

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