Vietnam’s tourism needs to be oriented in development planning with a long-term vision18/08/2022
According to Deputy Minister Doan Van Viet, Vietnam’s tourism needs to be oriented in development planning with a long-term vision, as a basis for building development programs, plans and policies…
Speaking at the Workshop “Planning Vietnam’s tourism system in the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2045”, taking place on August 4, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Doan Van Viet said. In the past period, Vietnam’s tourism industry has had a strong development and achieved many significant and remarkable achievements.
Through the indicators of the number of visitors, total revenue, contribution to GDP and employment, the tourism industry has affirmed its role in the economic structure of the country, making an important contribution to economic growth, contributing to preserving and promoting cultural and traditional values, protecting the environment and maintaining national security.
In 2019, with 18 million international visitors, 85 million domestic tourists and 755 trillion VND, the results of the tourism industry have far exceeded the forecast of the approved Master Plan. The system of material and technical facilities has also been strongly invested and developed in key cities and tourist destinations, especially in the coastal strip. In addition, the system of state management of tourism from the central to local levels is constantly innovating, perfecting and growing.
From those efforts, the tourism industry has well implemented tourism development plan, programs, plans, schemes as well as projects to develop the infrastructure system, tourism material and technology in the region. nationwide, thereby creating a premise for Vietnam’s tourism to develop in the next period.
However, after 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has suffered a lot of damage, incurred many limitations, inadequacies, many difficulties and bottlenecks waiting for a satisfactory solution to have a sudden development. in the near future, affirming that it is indeed a spearhead economic sector.
Deputy Minister Doan Van Viet expressed his wish that through this seminar, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will receive opinions, exchanges, discussions and suggestions from experts, scientists, representatives of ministries, sectors, localities and typical businesses operating in the field of tourism to continue to complete the basic contents of the draft master plan on Vietnam’s tourism system for the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision look to 2045.
According to Deputy Director General Ha Van Sieu, implementing the 2017 Planning Law, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has developed a draft planning of Vietnam’s tourism system in the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2045 to submit to the Prime Minister. The implementation process is methodical, basically following the progress, ensuring the requirements set out. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the consulting consortium have conducted surveys in 7 tourist areas and 8 meetings both face-to-face and online with localities and experts, in order to collect the necessary information for the development of the tourism map. draft planning of Vietnam’s tourism system in the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2045.
Deputy Director General Ha Van Sieu said that the goals in the strategy and planning to restructure Vietnam’s tourism industry need to balance the spatial orientations, development orientations and solutions. At the same time, ensuring the construction of integrated components of tourism regions and sub-regions, provincial tourism planning, sea tourism, etc. The Deputy Director General emphasized that this plan has many new points, aiming to sustainable development, quality, efficiency and enhance competitiveness.
At the Workshop, the delegates contributed many ideas for the improvement of the Master Plan such as: Enhancing the roles and responsibilities of Vietnam’s representative agencies abroad in tourism promotion and promotion; Policy on management and development of ecotourism; The role of the local government at the provincial level in tourism development and the criteria for selecting potential sites to develop into a national tourist area.
Appreciating the contributions of representatives of ministries, branches, localities, scientists, experts, managers and businesses attending the Workshop, Deputy Minister Doan Van Viet proposed the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. schedule continues to coordinate with the consulting unit to absorb the ideas at the workshop, complete the draft master plan in the direction of: Clarifying the viewpoints and goals of tourism development, ensuring feasibility and commensurate as a spearhead economic sector; To study and complete spatial orientations, locate the tourism system on a regional scale across the country, as a basis for localities to develop in the coming period; Supplement and complete practical solutions from the comments of the delegates; Ensuring the cohesion of tourist areas, developing tourism in association with digital transformation, focusing on developing the night economy, sharing economy in tourism, ensuring national security and defense, and national sovereignty.
Source: Dien dan Doanh nghiep