Associate Professor Pham Trung Luong, former deputy director of the Institute for Tourism Development under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, speaks to Bnews.vn on how to turn the tourism industry into a spearhead economic sector.
Being one of the leading tourism hubs of Vietnam, the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City has planned to turn the “non-smoke” industry into the city’s key economic sector.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities have entered a meeting with travel industry insiders with plans to discuss an initiative which would transform tourism in the southern metropolis into its leading economic driver, but instead were met with a barrage of complaints about the city's lackluster tourism.
The northwestern mountainous province of Lai Cai has made bold investment in developing tourism in an effort to make it a key economic sector.
The Politburo has issued a resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector by 2020, contributing 10% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up from the current 6.8%.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested the central city of Da Nang strongly promote the internal force of the city's each economic sector, towards becoming one of the country's driving forces for growth in the future.
The People’s Committee in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long held a dialogue with 150 entrepreneurs on October 11 to provide new assistance policies.
Tourism is set to become the country’s key economic sector.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has about 500,000 private businesses, providing 1.2 million jobs, 51% of the total labor force.
The White paper: “Vietnam Private Economic Forum – Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions,” debuted at a press conference in Hanoi on July 8.
The southern province of Binh Duong recorded a trade surplus of US$1.9 billion in the first half of 2016, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
The northern province of Quang Ninh will focus on developing tourism as a key economic sector, creating a driving force for the locality’s rapid and substantial socio-economic growth.
VOV.VN -A workshop on tourism promotion in the north and south-central regions opened in central Nghe An province on February 20.
VOV.VN - It is essential for Vietnam to develop proper strategies to seize market and integration opportunities to make industries a key economic sector, say experts.
(VOV) - The Hanoi People's Committee on September 21 ceremoniously launched the newly formed Hanoi Department of Tourism and the appointment of Director Do Dinh Hong and Deputy Director Tran Duc Hai.
(VOV) -The aviation sector of Vietnam is projected to be the world's seventh fastest growing market during the 2013-2017 period and achieve international passenger and international commodity transport rates of 6.9% and of 6.6%, respectively.
Vietnam is opening its doors to the private sector to mobilize capital sources for socio-economic development, says Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh.
Cement, steel, chemical fertilisers, feeds and milk have been recognised as having relatively healthy competitive behaviours by the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade for the first time.
Economists, law makers and social scientists have gathered in Hanoi for a two-day seminar to explore issues related to the informal economic sector.