VIETNAM IS PREPARED TO STIMULATE TOURISM DEMAND

Saturday - 03/10/2020 23:18
According to VnExpress.net, the domestic tourism stimulus program phase 2 will focus on safe factors and attractive products.
Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh, General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (GDT), said that the second tourism stimulus program continues to target domestic tourists, with the goal of building tourism products that are both safe and affordable price and the trip with the right timing. Tourism products must be of high quality and only be made until the end of the year; and at the same time encouraging large enterprises to participate in stimulating demand to create a strong motivating force.
 Mr. Khanh also said that tourism activities must comply with the regulations on epidemic prevention according to the guidance of the health sector and the set of criteria. At the same time, there should be additional effective digital technology solutions to prevent Covid-19 and in order to early detect suspected cases (if any) for solutions.
 
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Before the epidemic broke out again in Da Nang, many domestic destinations such as Ly Son, Quy Nhon, Phu Quoc ... always attracted domestic tourists. In the photo, the delegation of Hi Travel company visited Ly Son Island in July. Image: Nguyen Nam
Mr. Dinh Ngoc Duc, Director of Market Department, GDT, said that in order to ensure safety in operations, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has a plan to implement and re-activate tourism demand stimulus programs. The Department of Tourism of provinces and cities establishes safety criteria, which are applicable to 3 related groups including destinations, services and tourists; monitoring to ensure the units comply with their commitments.
 "When participating in tours, tourists must also follow the guidance of the Ministry of Health with 4 criteria: masking, disinfection, medical declaration and keeping distance," said Mr. Duc.
 Previously, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched a program to stimulate domestic tourism with quite positive results. The number of domestic tourists in July reached 8 million, an increase of 1 million compared to June. However, since Covid-19's rebound in late July, tourism has once again stalled. A series of tours were canceled.
 According to many travel agencies, the program to reactivate tourism activities in the present time will help businesses restart and help workers get jobs.


 

Source: Nguyễn Nam VNexpress.net/ Hải Nhân/ Translator: My Phuong

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