Attending were Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung; leaders of Vietnam Tourism Association, leaders of 9 provinces, cities and tourism businesses nationwide. On the Binh Thuan side, there were Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Duong Van An, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Minh, Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Bui The Nhan.
(Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Duong Van An (third from the right) performs the opening ceremony; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Organized by Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association from the direction of Vietnam Tourism Association, Link - Vietnam Tourism Strength aims to promote coordination and linkage between travel businesses and destinations to create a new tourism product chain serving both domestic and international tourists. Through the event's activities aimed at building tourism products, including linkage products (between localities, linking regions) to meet the needs of domestic and foreign tourists after the pandemic. The Affiliate Event - Vietnam Tourism Strength has the participation of thousands of Vietnamese and international tourism businesses in different fields of the tourism industry.
(Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung delivers the opening speech; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Link - Vietnam's tourism strength with the theme: "International tourism growth, comprehensive recovery of Vietnam's tourism". Right after the opening ceremony, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a meeting with localities and businesses to restore and develop tourism in Vietnam in general and tourism in localities in particular between the Association of Tourism and Tourism. Vietnam calendar with leaders of provinces and cities such as: TP. Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Lam Dong, Tay Ninh, Dong Thap, Can Tho, An Giang, Kien Giang. Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Minh introduced the potentials, development opportunities and challenges of Binh Thuan tourism now and in the future.
(Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Minh speaks at the meeting; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
For Binh Thuan province, tourism is identified as one of the key economic sectors, the general direction in the coming years is to develop tourism deeply and sustainably. To achieve the goal, in the immediate future, the province will focus on preparing facilities and infrastructure to prepare for the National Tourism Year in Binh Thuan 2023 and organize national and international events in all three fields. culture, sports and tourism sector throughout from the end of 2022 and the whole year of 2023. Calling strategic investors to invest in large-scale projects associated with the development of entertainment, commercial and entertainment services. and promote the potential and strengths of each locality in the province.
(Director of Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Bui The Nhan takes souvenir photos at Binh Thuan tourist booth; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
In addition to focusing on ensuring security and safety to serve guests and maintaining the image of Binh Thuan tourism as a safe and friendly destination, Binh Thuan continues to promote tourism promotion and promotion activities in the region. at home and abroad, focusing on exploiting the target market in association with developing new markets. In particular, applying digital technology to tourism promotion follows the current development trend. In addition, it also focuses on training and fostering high-quality tourism human resources to meet the requirements of tourism development in the coming years.
(Visitors visit Binh Thuan tourist booth; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Regarding proposals for Binh Thuan tourism industry to recover and develop, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Minh suggested to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to be interested in connecting with relevant ministries and branches soon. solve the difficulties in creating a support corridor for international tourists to enter Vietnam more easily and conveniently. Together with the Ministry of Transport - Transport and relevant units to accelerate the progress and soon put into operation the external transport system. At the same time, allocate funds for the national target program to support tourism infrastructure investment, promote tourism by region, region or by product, theme, connect and promote the strengths of tourism sectors. members in the Vietnam Tourism Association with the Binh Thuan Tourism Association (and provinces) to form new, pioneering tourism products with good service quality.
In order to support Vietnamese localities and tourism businesses to accelerate the recovery of international tourism (inbound and outbound), besides creating conditions for 120 businesses to have booths to display products, conduct trade directly with other businesses, during the 2 days of the event Linking - The strength of Vietnam's tourism (August 8-9), the Organizing Committee also organized two national-scale activities, namely the Tourism Forum. National conference in 2022 with the theme "New products - New markets" and Scientific Conference "Training human resources of international standards for high-class hotels in the new period".
(Reunification Palace - event venue; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Participating in the event of Linking - The strength of Vietnam's tourism, the Love Tourism Promotion Information Center together with the Binh Thuan Tourism Association and Tourism Enterprises organized a booth "Binh Thuan Tourism" that has just introduced the system. accommodation systems (hotels, resorts, resorts), tourism service establishments (providing gifts, local products, health care, sports tourism, cuisine, etc.) to markets. Traditional tourism and new markets, both have the opportunity to connect trade, meet, exchange, negotiate and sign cooperation agreements with major domestic and international travel agencies to bring tourists to Phan Thiet destination. Thiet - Binh Thuan in the near future.