According to Huynh Ngoc Dang, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the locality needs about more than VND6.3 trillion (US$277.2 million) to invest in the sector.
Local authorities will focus on protecting land funds for developing ecotourism, towards attracting foreign investment for high-quality service sectors, Dang said.
He added that attention will be paid to promoting tourism in combination with shopping and sports, ecotourism, and cultural tourism.
Additionally, tourism clusters will be formed, providing garden and trade-village tours, and tours to historical and cultural relic sites.
Binh Duong recorded an annual average increase of 2.3% in the number of visitors to the locality from 2011-2015.
The locality served 4.39 million holiday-makers in 2016, up 4.5% against the previous year. It raked in VND1.2 trillion (US$52.8 million) from tourism activities, a year-on-year increase of 7%.