The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76 percent year-on-year, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.
The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 April 10 forecast Vietnam’s economy to grow by 6.5 percent in 2017 and 6.7 percent in 2018, as a result of rising activity in the manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retail trade, banking and tourism sectors.
In the meeting with the Department of Tourism and related agencies held yesterday, Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen ordered the tourism sector to develop specific products and invest in the city's wholesale markets to become local tourism destinations.
Culture should be place in a position equal to other crucial sectors in national economic development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at an online conference to review 2016 activities and outplan tasks for the cultural, sports and tourism sector in 2017 held in Hanoi on January 12.
Acting responsibly for sustainable tourism development is an important target and solution for the tourism sector in economics, society and environment, Nguyễn Văn Tuấn, head of Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) under Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism told a conference in Hà Nội yesterday.