(HBO) - The Steering Committee of the tourism development in 8 expanded Northwestern provinces held a conference to summarize the Program of tourism development cooperation in 8 Northwestern provinces in 2019 and to deploy the cooperation in 2020. The leaders from Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the leaders of the People's Committees of Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Son La, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Dien Bien and Ha Giang provinces attended the conference. Mr. Nguyen Van Chuong, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, on behalf of our province, also attended the conference.

The leaders from the People's Committee of Yen Bai province are transferring the flag to organize the Cooperation Program of tourism development in 8 expanded Northwestern provinces in 2020 to Hoa Binh province's leaders.

In 2019, the People's Committee of the provinces directed to implement a lot of rich and exciting activities. The infrastructure investment and tourism human resource training have been focused. The tourism products and services have step by step been improved. A lot of tourism destinations such as Fansipan peak, Mu Cang Chai terraced fields, Dong Van rock plateau, Hung Temple historical complex, Dien Bien Phu battlefield vestige area, Moc Chau plateau, Sin Ho plateau have been voted as attractive destinations for tourists by tourist magazines in the country and the world. In 2019, the total number of visitors to the region was estimated at nearly 35 million, increasing 70.5% compared to that of 2018, of which the international visitors reached nearly 5 million, increasing 52%. The revenue was estimated at nearly 53,000 billion VND, increasing 30.6%.

The representatives of the provinces discussed the main contents of the development cooperation program and frankly pointed out some shortcomings and limitations. They have proposed that the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Vietnam National Administration of Tourism care and support the training of human resources, support inviting businesses and investors to survey and invest in the projects of tourism development in the expanded Northwestern provinces. They have also proposed the People's Committee of the member provinces to actively coordinate the implementation of activities in the program and plan for cooperation and tourism development among the expanded Northwestern provinces, paying attention to building the inter-provincial tourism products and programs to develop tourism in 8 provinces.

Regarding some of the key tasks in 2020, the delegates have agreed to strengthen the cooperation in building the mechanisms and policies for tourism management and development, the cooperation in tourism product development, propagandizing and promoting tourism and cooperating in developing local tourism human resources.

On this occasion, the leaders from Yen Bai People's Committee handed over the flag to organize the Cooperation Program of tourism development in 8 expanded Northwestern provinces in 2020 to the leaders of Hoa Binh People's Committee.


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