Six Central provinces team up to promote tourism
VGP - The central provinces of Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai, Dak Lak, Gia Lai and Kon Tum have signed a joint cooperative program on tourism development.
The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of a recent tourism forum jointly hosted by the Kon Tum provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The program aims to exploit potential tourism advantages of each locality; promote tourism development in a sustainable manner, contribute to job generation and improve people’s living standards.
In addition, the Plan for Tourism Development in the Cambodia – Laos – Viet Nam Development Triangle Area for 2021-2025 with a vision towards 2030 was announced on this occasion.
Under the three countries will cooperate to develop a common border area including five provinces of Viet Nam namely Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Binh Phuoc along with the provinces of Laos and Cambodia.
The plan focuses on developing infrastructure, common tourism products, and trade.
Revitalizing tourism activities in post-pandemic era
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung said that the ministry and localities have deployed various measures to activate tourism activities in post-pandemic perid.
The minister praised the forum themed “Kon Tum Tourism – Potentials and Prospects for 2022”, serving to create favorable chances for travel companies to sign contracts on this field.
Within the framework of the forum, Kon Tum introduced its tourism logo and slogan, and sign cooperation documents with other localities, associations, enterprises and investors.
A hot air balloon festival is being held for the first time in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum from April 23-24 to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification (April 30)./.