Accordingly, Secretary Hoang Trung Hai underlined the need for the department to follow guiding documents of the Central level and the city as well as the set targets and missions.
The department is requested to implement following major tasks: drastically and synchronously working out the tasks of the Party building; reviewing and speeding up the execution of targets and goals for the period of 2015-2020 in tourism sector.
Among the tasks include realizing Resolution of the Party Central Committee’s 4th plenum (tenure 11, 12) on the Party building associated with implementing Directive No.05 of the Politburo on studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style; Resolution 39 of the Politburo, and Resolutions of the Party Central Committee’s sixth and seventh plenums on streamlining the state apparatus to improve qualification of staffs as well as increase effectiveness and efficiency of the political system; the city’s working theme of 2019 “Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the political system”; Resolution No.08-NQ/TW of the Politburo on developing tourism into a key economic sector; and Resolution No. 06-NQ/TU dated June 26, 2016 of the Hanoi Party Committee on developing the Capital’s tourism sector for the 2016-2020 period and following years.
It is necessary to tighten the management of tourism; study more mechanisms and policies to develop tourism as well as attract more domestic and foreign investments in the sector; strengthen administrative reform in tourism; enhance IT application in providing online public services at stage 3, 4; work out smart tourism projects; focus on training human resources in the sector, the Secretary noted.
He urged the sector to enhance inspections to strictly handle infractions while working together with functional agencies to speed up tourism development projects, set up tours and services to meet visitors’ demand, and increase the quality of cultural tourism associated with traditional festivals, craft villages, cuisine, agriculture and community tourism.
The sector is requested to strengthen the communication and tourism promotion activities; effectively work out the cooperation program between Hanoi and CNN for the period of 2019-2023; actively join the organization of big events to draw the attention of domestic and internal press agencies in an effort to promote the images of Hanoi; and open more tourist information centers to support travellers, contributing to building a safe and friendly destination.