Green and Sustainable Tourism Development Creating New Look

10:56:53 AM | 15/3/2021

Known for its harmonious beautiful landscape of plains, mountains and sea, Ninh Thuan is always an impressive destination in the eyes of domestic and foreign investors and tourists. Ninh Thuan has a good basis to build and break through, making tourism one of the six key economic groups of the province, ranking second after the renewable energy industry.

Unique attraction

Ninh Thuan is known as a land of sun, wind, sand hills, beautiful beaches such as Ninh Chu and Ca Na, and Vinh Hy Bay. Ninh Thuan is also famous for the Cham Tower and numerous monuments of cultural history and many precious artifacts such as Po Klong Garai tower, Po Rome tower and Hoa Lai tower.  All are mostly intact. Not only that, it is also the land of the customs and traditions of Cham and Raglai people; Bau Truc pottery village in Ninh Phuoc district still preserves the traditions of making pottery products of the Cham people.

In recent years, the tourism industry in Ninh Thuan has been developing constantly and become an attraction on the country's tourism map. Specifically, in the period of 2016 - 2020, particularly the end of 2019, beginning of 2020, due to the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic, the tourism growth rate still achieved an average 16% per year; the tourism revenue growth is 17.7% per year on average.

The system of accommodation establishments continues to grow rapidly to meet the market demand. So far, a variety of resorts, entertainment, hotels and restaurants in Ninh Thuan have been built to meet the increasing demands of the domestic and foreign travelers.

New look

Ninh Thuan has gradually succeeded in creating a unique tourism system that attracts domestic tourists and international tours, narrowing the gap with its neighboring provinces. It is known that the province is setting a target of welcoming 3.5 million tourists by 2025, making local tourism basically become a key economic sector.

By 2030, Ninh Thuan tourism will welcome 6 million tourists; the tourism industry will contribute 15% of GRDP (total product in the area), revenue reaching about 5,900 billion VND and create jobs for 20% of employees of the whole province.

To achieve these goals, the province conducted a review of the planning and continued to promulgate the list of projects to attract investment. These continue to focus on attracting the development of a system of hotels, high-end resorts, hotel complexes combined with commercial centers, national and international conference centers, and resorts in suburban areas. sea. The province prioritizes calling for investment projects to develop tourism in key areas in the North, the South and the center of Phan Rang - Thap Cham city to form a complex system of hotels, trade and amusement parks located in the coastal area from Binh Tien to Ca Na. Also, the province will form entertainment complexes combined with resorts, thematic tourism services, such as motorbike racing, cars on the sand, and sea sports, to create a driving force to attract tourists. To appeal to more investors, in 2018, Ninh Thuan issued mechanisms to increase the high-class tourism points in the province.

A series of marine tourism resort projects has accelerated tourism in Ninh Thuan and directed the province to become a key economic, green and sustainable area.

In addition, Ninh Thuan focuses on improving service quality, promoting tour links, training and fostering human resources for the tourism sector, and building a friendly and civilized cultural environment to attract tourists to the province. Ninh Thuan has tried to diversify its products and developed tourism towards a comprehensive direction to enable the area to be a spearhead economic sector of the province in the period 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050. It also focuses on developing and enhancing the connection of 3 tourism spatial axes in the locality (Northeast space axis; central space axis connecting the southern region; the western and northwestern space axis of the province. The cooperation investment and tourism products are also promoted. Ninh Thuan strives towards the goal of gradually becoming a tourist destination for the whole country and Southeast Asia.

Source: Vietnam Business Forum

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