(QNO) - The opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2022 under the theme “Quang Nam – A Green Tourism Destination” officially took place on Hoi An Memories Land in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) on March 26.
Present at the event were Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, representatives of the Consulate Generals of Laos, Japan in Da Nang city, UNESCO, ILO, FiDR, JICA and Quang Nam leaders…
The National Tourism Year is a Vietnam’s annual event to promote national tourism industry.
The opening ceremony was a highlight to start various activities of the National Tourism Year –Quang Nam 2022.
It is a great chance to introduce tangible and intangible cultural values, unique tourism resources and products to domestic and international visitors, strengthen tourism linkage and cooperation among localities nationwide, raise the position and images of the country and people of Vietnam in general and Quang Nam in particular, promote the Covid-19 affected tourism recovery and development process.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh affirmed tourism industry is a spearhead economic sector on the basis of conservation and rational exploitation of historical and cultural values and diverse natural resources.
Green tourism is an inevitable tourism trend in the world because it raises people’s awareness of natural respect, preservation of cultural identity, protection of natural resources, ecological environment and restoration of biodiversity.
A set of green tourism criteria was promulgated by Quang Nam authority on December 4, 2021, showing a strong determination of the province to creates a new, friendly, safe and responsible tourism environment.
The National Year 2022 sends a message of Quang Nam sustainable green tourism development as a pillar, thereby contributing to building Vietnam- a green country, making our planet green, peaceful and happy forever.
Giving his speech at the event, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh emphasized that the opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2022 was one of the important events to reopen Vietmam’s tourism industry.
Prime Minister Chinh hoped the National Tourism Year 2022 will be an important lever and an opportunity to attract domestic and international tourists.
It also contributes to the national process of effective socio-economic recovery and development, presenting a beautiful image of Vietnamese country and people to the public.
Quang Nam has lots of potential for tourism development, especially green tourism, heritage tourism...
Vietnam tourism should focus on 7 groups of solutions as of 2022, including turning tourism into a spearhead economic sector; tourism development in association with conservation and promotion of heritage values and national cultural identity; green tourism development; taking advantage of potential and promoting linkages and cooperation among localities and regions nationwide; active and flexible opening for international tourism market; creating favorable conditions for tourism to develop sustainably; an increase of investment attraction; rational exploitation of potential and preservation of ecological environment; safety in tourism.