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Holidaymakers rush to Phu Quoc during National Reunification Day holiday

Updated at Thursday, 02 May 2019, 17:10
The Hanoitimes - Tourist attractions on Phu Quoc island are Vinpearl Land, Vinpearl Safari, five-star JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa, Suoi Tranh tourism site, among others.
Phu Quoc island in Kien Giang province received more than 72,500 visitors, up 45% year-on-year, during the five-day holiday which lasted from April 27 in celebration of National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1), Vietnam News reported, citing the district People’s Committee.
 
Phu Quoc welcomes over 72,500 visitors during National Reunification Day holiday.
Phu Quoc welcomes over 72,500 visitors during National Reunification Day holiday.
Of the total holidaymakers, 7,950 were foreigners, a 39% interannual increase.
Tourist attractions on Phu Quoc island are Vinpearl Land, Vinpearl Safari, five-star JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa, Suoi Tranh tourism site, Phu Quoc night market, Phu Quoc National Park, and Ham Ninh fishing village, among others.
To ensure safety for tourists, the district's authorities actively stepped up inspections, closely scrutinized ships, and strictly punished violating vehicles.
In addition, all airlines added more flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and other localities to Phu Quoc, and transportation businesses  increased frequency from Rach Gia and Ha Tien ports to the island to serve rising demand.
Earlier, Phu Quoc island, offshore Vietnam's southernmost province of Kien Giang, has been ranked 4th among 10 super cool vacation spots that are on the rise to be one of the most popular places to visit in 2019, according to a list released by The Travel, among the world’s most interesting sites for travel tips, guides, and facts.
When tourists are looking for a quiet beach vacation, they often don’t look to Vietnam to find their paradise. But Phu Quoc is made up of 28 islands that are uninhabited or used for private resorts.
According to The Travel, the sand in Phu Quoc is soft and white, the beaches are serene, silent, without being overloaded by tourists. “These islands are warm year-round boasting an average of 80 degrees. The best part is that luxury hotels are being built on these islands, making it a go-to spot for tourists looking for a new sunny place to vacation,” The Travel wrote.
In 2018, Phu Quoc island welcomed more than 4 million tourists, a year-on-year rise of 36%.
Tuyet Nhung
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