Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT) and the Colombian Embassy in Vietnam October 8 hosted a webinar on the role of central and local management agencies and businesses in managing tourism at heritage sites.
The event, which is part of the activities aimed at achieving the memorandum of understanding on tourism cooperation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, has attracted the participation of hundreds of experts and delegates from both countries.
They shared information, policies and experiences on the role of central and local management agencies and businesses in the management of tourism at UNESCO recognized heritage sites, including the Trang An Landscape Complex in Vietnam. – a cultural and natural world heritage site – in the province of Ninh Binh.
Delegates focused discussions on issues related to tourism management such as promoting the cultural and spiritual values ââof heritage sites and preserving these values ââin a sustainable manner.
Speaking during the webinar, the Deputy Head of VNAT Ha Van Sieu said that although the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the tourism industry, the world has a right to hope for the recovery and development of the sector in the near future.
This series of events will serve as a premise to clearly guide the recovery and development of the tourism industry in both countries.
Ninh Binh Tourism Department Director Bui Van Manh said the World Heritage title created an important highlight, making Ninh Binh a bright spot on Vietnam’s tourist map (top 10 localities with the most large number of visitors to Vietnam).
In order to actively respond to COVID-19 and prepare resources for developing tourism once the pandemic is under control, the provincial tourism department and the Trang An Landscape Complex Management Board have put in place many measures to boost tourism. , in particular by offering attractive products. at preferential prices and ensure a quality of service to attract national visitors.
The province is also developing new products to attract international tourists, especially those from regions not affected by the pandemic. /.