Hanoi Times - In regard of tourism, Hanoi has advantage of development possibility. Situated in the centre of the North, Hanoi Capital is an ancient city with a long standing culture and history, famous landscapes. It lies in the Northern key economic zone, equipped with developing infrastructure and technical facilities in the position of international and domestic transport point. This is reasons for foreign and domestic tourists feel attraction to visit Hanoi. During the past years, Hanoi has been the largest tourist centre of the whole country, however Hanoi's development is not yet satisfied its important role and potential. It necessarily deal's with problems related to environment, take measure to make full use of historical and cultural vestiges in order to develop sustainable tourism. Therefore, the urgent question to set up the strategy for Hanoi tourism development is occurred. Lately, a project on master plan of Hanoi tourism development towards the year 2010 has been … [Read more...] about Hanoi tourism towards the 1000th foundation of Thang Long
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(VEN) - The director of Hau Giang Province's Culture, Sports and Tourism Department Pham Thanh Nhu talked with Vietnam Economic News' Hung Tuyen about the province's tourism sector, "Along with other provinces, Hau Giang is increasingly aware of the role, position and effect of tourism development, and see tourism as a key sector to promote economic development. Therefore, infrastructure and facilities serving the tourism sector have received investment." Hau Giang is a new province; therefore, its tourism sector is young compared to other provinces and cities throughout the country. Infrastructure and human resources serving the tourism sector have revealed limitations. However, Hau Giang is still considered a province rich in tourism potential. Hau Giang has a temperate climate, few storms, fertile soil, interlacing rivers and canals, year-round flora and charming scenery. Hau Giang is endowed with special fruits and products such as khom cau duc (a kind of pineapple), Nam Roi … [Read more...] about Tourism Development Strategy Promoted
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism VNAT has spent a lot of money on tourism promotion campaigns. However, the costly programs prove to be unprofessional and ineffective. Vietnam still doesn’t know what to do to improve tourism staff Infrastructure system too weak to develop tourism Local authorities break tourism development master plan Fastening belt in economic downturn VNAT has suggested a mechanism on budgeting tourism promotion campaigns, under which one dollar earned from every traveler to Vietnam would be re-invested to advertise and promote Vietnam’s tourism in Vietnam and in foreign countries. With the mechanism, the more foreign tourists to Vietnam, the higher budget for tourism promotion campaigns would be allocated. In 2011, for example, Vietnam received 6 million travelers, which means that Vietnam should reserve 6 million dollars (120 billion dong). However, in reality, the budget for tourism promotion activities has been cut year after year. … [Read more...] about How much is enough for tourism promotion?
VietNamNet Bridge - The quality of tourism products mostly depends on the staff's qualification. Meanwhile, the question of how to improve the staff to develop tourism still beats Vietnamese high ranking officials. Infrastructure system too weak to develop tourism Local authorities break tourism development master plan … [Read more...] about Vietnam still doesn’t know what to do to improve tourism staff
(Cinet)- In the morning, June 6th, the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) held the seminar on intensifying the management work and creating healthy tourism environment in order that tourism is actually the spearhead for the province’s economic development. In the seminar, delegates listened to the report on task implementation of the Steering Committee of the province’s tourism in the six-month-early year; task orientation in the six-month-end year; studied and discussed, contributed the ideas to the Instructions Draft of the Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee on “Intensifying the management work and creating healthy tourism environment in Lao Cai province”. The Instructions of PPC’s Chairman emphasized the tasks that the concerned agencies should carry out, for example propagandizing and guiding the economic elements to steadily master guidelines and policies in the domains of tourism and service business, … [Read more...] about Lao Cai: Creating healthy environment for tourism development