Mr. Bui Ngoc Lam, Chairman of Tourism Association opened the Conference.
In 2018, the Provincial Tourism Association has implemented many active activities to mobilize its members and enterprises to increase investment in exploiting potentials and advantages to build tourism products in the province. .
The Provincial Tourism Association has coordinated with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to organize training and retraining courses to improve professional qualifications and tourism skills for members; Enhanced joint venture focusing on investment in creating new high quality tourism products, contributing to improving service quality to attract tourists to Hoa Binh.
Mr. Luu Huy Linh - Deputy Director of Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism
speaking at the Conference.
In 2018, Hoa Binh province welcomed 2,695,185 tourists visiting 105.7% of the year plan (up 7.9% compared to 2017), of which international visitors were 312,193, domestic tourists 2,382,992 turns. Total revenue from tourism reached 844,898 billion VND, equivalent to 103.9% of the year plan (up 25.1% compared to 2017). There are 412 appraised accommodation establishments in the province, including 3 3-star hotels, 23 2-star hotels and 8 1-star hotels; 233 guesthouses; 142 houses for community tourism with a total of 3,376 rooms, 4,895 beds.
To promote tourism development in 2019, the Provincial Tourism Association continues to improve the operational capacity of the Association's Executive Board; develop new members and establish more affiliated branches. Well performing the role of public - private cooperation; coordinate with departments and functional agencies to advise the provincial People's Committee to build a policy mechanism to create favorable conditions for organizations and enterprises to develop tourism, contributing to the implementation of strategies, planning and plans. Tourism development plan in the province. Focusing on effectively implementing the cooperation program with the Tourism Association of 18 northern provinces to enhance the joint venture to develop tourism, attracting tourists to Hoa Binh province in the future.
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