Introducing potential of tourism development in Con Dao district, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province in Myanmar

Monday - 27/05/2019 13:00
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's visit to Myanmar (1958-2018), the 43-year anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Myanmar (May 28, 1975 - May 28, 2018). The spirit of the framework of the Comprehensive Cooperation Partnership and the Vietnam-Myanmar cultural cooperation program signed by the leaders of the two countries in August 2017 and the Vietnam - Myanmar Joint Statement on the official visit to Vietnam of State Adviser Aung San Suu Kyi (April, 2018).

The Embassy of Vietnam in Myanmar in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Tourism of Myanmar organized the program "Vietnam Days in Myanmar". Viet Nam Days in Myanmar will take place from May 7-10, 2018 at Myanmar Plaza Trade Center, Yangon under the chairmanship of Vietnam Ambassador to Myanmar Lu Thuy Duong. This is the first time Myanmar has ever held this important event. Attending the Opening Ceremony, Myanmar's Minister of Hotels and Tourism Ohn Maung; Aung Naing Myint, Rector of Myanmar University of Arts and Culture, representative of Tourism Association, Vietnam-Myanmar Friendship Association, more than 10 trade villages and Myanmar tourism company. On the Vietnamese side, there are: Vietnam-Myanmar Friendship Association, Vietnam Trade Village Association, tourism companies representing the provinces, cities: Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria - Vung Tau; Representatives of Vietnamese businesses and communities living and studying in Myanmar; Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, East Timor, Brazil, and representatives of diplomatic corps in Yangon, and close friends are interested in Vietnam and Myanmar relations.

It can be said that when introducing the potential of tourism in Vietnam, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province is known as a sea resort paradise in the South East. With a mild climate and less stormy, there are long coastline, many beautiful beaches such as Beach Front, Back Beach, Bai Dau, Pineapple Beach, Ho Tram, Ho Coc ... many high-class resort services. Especially, to the BR-VT tourists will be immersed in the friendly life, the love of people in the sea. Therefore, the province has developed the tourism industry and developed into a center of recreation and entertainment of the region and the world such as the center. Vung Tau; Long Hai - Phuoc Hai; Mount Dinh; Binh Chau - Ho Linh and Con Dao.

Con Dao is considered as a highlight for Ba Ria - Vung Tau tourism. With an area of about 76 km2, owns 16 large and small islands. Con Dao is still a place of wild beauty, fresh and mysterious. NewYork Times named Con Dao (BRVT, Vietnam) as one of the most impressive destinations in Southeast Asia and Travel And Leisure Magazine ranked No.1 in the list of mysterious islands for traveler. Con Dao has long been in the sentiment and admiration of the people of the country with international friends as a land of steel bearing the symbol of Revolutionary heroism.

Along with the wild beauty that has been conferred to Con Dao is a relic, with a history of over 113 years, (1862-1975) Con Dao is known as "hell on earth". Under two periods of French colonialism and American imperialism, Con Dao became a place of detention, killing thousands of elite Vietnamese excellent people. Among them,excellent leaders Le Hong Phong, Nguyen Van Cu, Ton Duc Thang, Le Duan, Pham Van Dong, Nguyen Van Linh, etc ... With great historical values on 10/5/2012 Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has decided 548 / QD-TTg recognized special relics - Con Dao prison.

Today, the two words "Con Dao" is not only the pre-emptive island in the southeastern of Vietnam, Con Dao is synonymous with a vestiges - landscapes and potentials of regional and international development. Enterprises, domestic and foreign investors are seekingfor tourismdevelopment. With long coastline and many beautiful beaches such as Dat Doc beach, Canh beach, Dam Trau beach, Hon Cau, Hon Tre ... in addition to the National Park with rich ecosystems, flora and fauna. In 2013, the Ramsar Convention Secretariat recognized Con Dao National Park as the world's second and third most important watershed site of Vietnam and the sixth and also Ramsar Marine Park of Vietnam. To Con Dao, visitors can experience many kinds of tourist attractions such as tourism, culture, history, spiritual, ecotourism (diving, coral, fishing, climbing ...) and holiday. The five-star Sixsens Resort, Saigon Tourist 3 stars, Con Dao Resort ... every year Con Dao welcomes hundreds of thousands of domestic and international visitors to travel.

In the welcome remarks, Minister of Hotels and Tourism Ohn Maung affirmed that "Vietnam Days in Myanmar" is not only a chance to introduce the potential of natural resources and cultural beauty of Vietnam. , but this is also a significant event in bringing the people of the two countries closer together to promote friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. He said that Vietnam and Myanmar are very active in tourism cooperation, more and more Myanmar people travel to Vietnam. He said that in order to promote the relationship, a joint working group on tourism cooperation between the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam was set up. Besides there are more activities to promote tourism and investment as well as create favorable conditions for tourism cooperation between the two countries.

More than 30 artists from Vietnam have brought outstanding performances, combining both modern and traditional elements, contributing to the promotion of the intangible cultural heritage of Vietnam by UNESCO. Traditional folk musical instruments such as flute, delicate ... traditional ao dai "Flower on Canvas" is woven, sewed and painted entirely with the winner of the 2017 Miss World competition in Myanmar. There are also handicraft products such as silk, carvings, furniture, jewelry ... by the villages of Vietnam and Myanmar brought to the program. Photo exhibition "Discovering Vietnam" organized by the Embassy of Vietnam in Myanmar in cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam with more than 100 photos gave visitors a picture of the overall beauty of the country. , Vietnamese people. In the letter of thanks, on behalf of the Embassy of Vietnam in Myanmar - Ambassador Luan Thuy Duong has sent sincere thanks to Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province leaders for their interest and sending officials to attend. The program to introduce products and services of the province to the world friends and at the same time contribute to the success of the program, thereby promoting cultural cooperation - to promote the exchange of people between Vietnam and the international community, including Myanmar.

Con Dao district is honored to be invited to participate in the program. This is also an opportunity to learn, exchange and introduce the potential tourism development of Con Dao in particular and of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province in general to your country with many attractive and rich tourist products and highly appreciated bythe organizers on the careful preparation as well as attractive and impressive display booths, attracting many tourists to study and learn about tourism of Ba Ria - Vung Tau in general and of Con Island in particular.



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