A delegation from Hoa Binh province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism scoped out some new tourism routes and destinations in Da Bac district from November 24-26. The delegation was joined by experts and representatives from the Hanoi UNESCO Travel Club, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the Hanoi Tourism Association, travel firms and other provinces.
delegation departs from Sung hamlet in Cao Son commune, and reaches Da Bia peak
after a 9km trek.
They visited some homestays at community-based
tourist sites in Sung hamlet, Cao Son commune, and Duc Phong hamlet in Tien
Phong commune, and experienced services like exploring Sung cave, climbing Da
Bia peak, kayaking, and boat rides on Hoa Binh Lake.
The associations and travel firms highly valued
Da Bac’s tourism potential and its efforts in developing standardised
community-based tourist sites, and gave advice to the locality to ensure
The programme aims to promote tourism in ethnic
minority-inhabited and mountainous areas in Da Bac. Following the field trip,
the travel firms said they want to bring both domestic and foreign
holidaymakers to Da Bac and Hoa Binh in general.
The smart tourism software of Hoa Binh province forms part of the package of smart urban solutions, which optimises information and communications technologies to form a tourism ecosystem and offer benefits to tourists, authorities and businesses. It has facilitated the building of a high-quality tourism industry, contributing to local sustainable economic development.
Donning a picturesque patchwork of white and pink hues, courtesy of the blooming plum and peach flowers in spring, community-based tourism villages in Hoa Binh province have drawn a large number of visitors from far and wide, helping mountainous localities get out of poverty.
Tien Pagoda, situated in the Lao Ngoai hamlet, Phu Nghia commune, Lac Thuy district, annually hosts a traditional festival of the Muong ethnic community. The big event commences on the fourth day of the new lunar year and lasts until the end of the third lunar month.
The Hoa Binh provincial Tourism Steering Committee held a conference on January 25 to outline tourism development tasks for 2024, under the chair of Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Toan.
Phong Phu commune in Tan Lac district has been actively developing community-based tourism associated with the agricultural economy, aiming to promoting the locality’s potential. This activity does not only bringing sustainable economic benefits but also contributing to promoting traditional cultural values, preserving natural landscapes, protecting the environment, and improving material and spiritual life for local residents.
With a legitimate desire to get rich, Mr. Phang A Pao, born in 1984, a member of the farmer's union in Cha Day village, Pa Co commune, Mai Chau district, has been constantly learning, and he boldly started a business and succeeded with the homestay business model.