Hanoi focuses on measures to develop domestic tourism (23:40 04/06/2020)


HNP - The Hanoi People’s Committee issued Official Letter No. 2171/UBND-KGVX on June 3, asking relevant departments and sectors, district-level People’s committees to focus on measures to develop domestic tourism in the city in the current situation.


In an effort to fulfill socio-economic development targets and overcome the decline in growth for the whole tourism industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the municipal People’s Committee requested the Department of Tourism to review and build a plan to stimulate domestic tourism in Hanoi in 2020, set up concrete preferential packages to promote tourism products and services. 
 
The Department of Tourism is tasked with providing a list of major tourist attractions, restaurants serving specialties, accommodation facilities and travel businesses that are participating in the stimulus program.
 
In addition to communication work, the Department of Tourism is responsible for working with localities, especially key markets, such as Quang Ninh, Da Nang, Ninh Binh, Lao Cai, Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces to set up attractive and high quality products and services to attract more visitors. 
 
Relating to the above-mentioned task, the municipal People’s Committee assigned the Department of Culture and Sports to enhance the attractions of the places of interest and relic sites and release tourism stimulus programs in 2020. 
 
Under the document, the Department of Industry and Trade will encourage travel companies to engage in the stimulus packages, and provide the list of shopping malls and supermarkets joining the programs to the Department of Tourism. 
 
The Department of Information and Communications will  disseminate about the programs on Hanoi Portal and medial outlet. 
 
The Ha Noi Promotion Agency in collaboration with the Department of Tourism will organize a wide range of tourism promotion activities practically and effectively. 
 
The municipal People’s Committee requested district/township People’s Committees to enhance the attractions of  places of interest and relic sites and build cultural programs and events to attract tourists, making contribution to local socio-economic development. 

By Tran Huong


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