Hanoi is preparing to revive tourism activities | Business
Phung Quang Thang, director of Hanoitourist Company, said the unit is investigating tourism products in Hanoi and some localities that are doing well in pandemic prevention and control, as well as studying their tourism policies to organize tours to safe destinations to better serve domestic vacationers.
Many companies are also exploiting the tourist advantages of the city to create unique and attractive products, with an emphasis on cultural products. Trinh My Nghe, Director of ITC International Travel Company, said ITC is cooperating with a number of travel agencies to develop tours such as “A Day to Explore Hanoi” and “Explore autumn in Hanoi ”.
It is difficult to attract visitors without good products, said Nghe, stressing the need to improve the quality of tourism services to create synchronization and professionalism.
The Hanoi The tourism sector also focuses on improving the quality of cultural and heritage destinations, crafts and old villages to strengthen their competitiveness. The industry plans to expand the development of agricultural, community and healthcare tourism, as well as promote MICE (Meeting Incentive Conference Event) tourism associated with the organization of major events.
Hanoi Department Tourism also called on the relevant agencies to create attractive and specialized tourism products and services to create new experiences, meeting the needs and tastes of vacationers in the new normal situation.
Given the high risk of possible COVID-19 outbreaks, meeting pandemic prevention and control requirements and ensuring the safety of visitors and the community remain a priority.
Le Xuan Kieu, director of the Literature Temple Scientific and Cultural Activity Center, said the center has always paid attention to the COVID-19 control rules. Hand sanitizers are placed at ticketing points, entrances and other places that visitors can use once tourist activities resume. Center staff will call back visitors to wear masks and are told to seriously implement pandemic prevention and control for their safety, he said.
According to Tran Trung Hieu, deputy director of Hanoi Tourism Department, businesses and tourists will need to actively comply with safe tourism standards and products.
Currently, the city is finalizing economic activity scenarios based on each pandemic situation, he said, adding that tourism companies should closely monitor these scenarios. /.