New direct air route brings more tourists to Mekong Delta

The travel and transportation services company WorldTrans on March 28 announced to provide 8 direct charter flights on Can Tho – Bangkok- Can Tho route.

Visitors at My Khanh Tourist Village

Visitors at My Khanh Tourist Village

Accordingly, flights will depart from Can Tho Airport on June 6,10,14,18,22,26,30 and July 4, using 180-seat AIRBUS 320 aircraft. Flight duration is 1 hour and 25 minutes.
A return ticket will be cost from VND4.6 million (US$200) (including tax and fees).
On this occasion, the tour operator, Vietravel offers to travelers tour packages for five days and four night worth VND 7,190,000 – VND7,490,000.
The direct route helps save about 6 hours transiting in Ho Chi Minh City as normal.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho received more than 7.3 million visitors and reached a total turnover of VND2,897 billion in 2017.
Can Tho expects to welcome 8 million tourists in 2018, including 350,000 international travelers and 2.45 million long-stay holiday makers; and earn a total revenue of VND3,500 billion, said Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Le Minh Son at the conference reviewing the city’s tourism industry in 2017 which was held in January.

By Kim Khanh

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