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Warnings issued for unlicensed Khanh Hoa tourist site
  • | | October 09, 2019 01:58 PM
Local authorities of the southern central province of Khanh Hoa have warned travel firms not to organise tours to the local unlicensed tourist site of Mui Doi-Hon Dau for safety concerns.

According to Vo Luc Pham, vice chairman of Van Ninh District, to date, no individuals and organisations have been licensed for operating tourism services at Mui Doi-Hon Dau area.


Tourists at Mui Doi-Hon Dau area

Many unlicensed wooden boats have been found to transport tourists to the area.

Pham added that local authorities have intensified activities to help raise local residents’ awareness of illegal tourism services. In case, the situation is not improved, fines will be imposed.

To reach the area, besides taking boats, it takes visitors for at least six hours to travel through 12 kilometres of rough and dangerous roads.

Earlier, the provincial border force urged local authorities to tighten control over illegal tourism services in the Mui Doi-Hon Dau area.

The authorities have also been asked to survey the tourism potential of the area. The province could consider developing suitable tourism services for the area.

Two young people drowned on September 22. They were part of a 12 person team of former students of a university in HCM City who came to swim near Mui Doi-Hon Dau area to swim.

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