Comprehensive restructuring to develop tourism into a spearhead economic sector

03/08/2022 253 0
On the afternoon of August 2, at the National Assembly House, National Assembly Chairwoman Vuong Dinh Hue met with delegates from the Economy, Culture and Tourism Club under the Institute of Economics and Culture - Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations.

Speaking at the meeting, former Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (formerly the Ministry of Culture and Information) Phan Khac Hai, representing the tourism industry, nostalgic for the old battlefield, said that organizing tourism Going to the martyr's cemetery, the historical site marking the old battlefield is a very effective way for the younger generation to understand, to have a life like today, there have been many sacrifices of the forefathers' generations. .

“We hope the children can come to the place to listen and learn about the patriotic and heroic traditions of the nation. Nothing is more emotional than visuals, the children can hear the people who have directly participated in the fight talk about the old battlefield," said Mr. Phan Khac Hai.

Vice Chairman of Tuyen Quang Provincial People's Committee Hoang Viet Phuong said that the historical relics in 6 provinces of the old Viet Bac War Zone are red addresses, contributing to the education of revolutionary traditions for the younger generations.

In fact, the Party, National Assembly, Government, ministries and branches have paid attention to and embellished the relics. Historical tourism potential is huge. However, the attention to investment, focusing on exploiting historical tourism, source tourism and nostalgic tourism has not been developed commensurate with the potential.

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue spoke at the meeting.

The provinces expect the Party, National Assembly, Government, ministries and branches to pay more attention to investing in relic sites to serve the development of tourism to the relics, thereby propagating the following generations about the traditional way of life. network; there is a mechanism to encourage investors to invest in these relics.

Delegates expressed their wish that the State, ministries, branches and localities do better in preserving, preserving and promoting the value of historical relics, including relic sites. in 6 provinces in the Viet Bac War Zone; regional linkage to develop historical and cultural tourism; doing well planning for tourism development in the provinces of the Viet Bac War Zone…

Speaking at the meeting, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue highly appreciated the organization of a seminar on tourism development in 6 provinces in the Viet Bac War Zone, on the morning of August 2; Agree with the theme of the seminar Vietnam tourism must develop tourism in association with promoting cultural and historical values.

The National Assembly Chairwoman said that although the Covid-19 epidemic caused heavy damage, it is also a great opportunity for Vietnam to comprehensively restructure the tourism industry so that tourism can truly become a key economic sector of Vietnam. In the spirit of Resolution 08-NQ/TW dated January 16, 2017 of the Politburo and the Law on Tourism 2017.

“Restructuring this time, we have to comprehensively restructure the tourism environment; tourism infrastructure, including both hard and soft infrastructure, in which soft infrastructure is the framework of mechanisms and policies; tourism businesses and tourism products", the National Assembly Chairman said.

According to the National Assembly Chairman, from the perception of tourism as an entertainment activity in the previous Law on Tourism to the perception that tourism is a general service economy, imbued with cultural values, and linking the industry. , regional linkages and tourism as a spearhead economic sector is a big step forward. As an economic sector, it must operate on the basis of the principles and laws of the market.

Around the world, in 2019, before the Covid-19 epidemic, tourism contributed about 10.4% of GDP and 10.6% of global jobs. In our country, in 2019, the revenue from the tourism industry reached 32.8 billion USD, contributing 9.2% of the gross domestic product, creating 2.5 million jobs.

The National Assembly Chairman agreed with the opinions of the delegates that tourism is a chain of links between industries and regions. Vietnam's cultural and historical values ​​are a huge and rich resource.

The National Assembly Chairman said that: In restructuring and developing the tourism industry, it must be associated with the preservation and promotion of cultural values ​​and revolutionary history, in which tourism products reminiscent of the old battlefields are a natural resource. precious tourism resource. The development of tourism also needs to be associated with national target programs.

On this occasion, the National Assembly Chairman said, after the National Culture Conference, based on the conclusion of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the Party and State assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to build develop a target program for cultural development, including the conservation and promotion of the values ​​of the relics.

The National Assembly Chairman expressed his hope that the members of the Economy, Culture and Tourism Club as well as the Institute of Economics and Culture contribute to the National Assembly, the Government, ministries, branches and localities to accelerate the progress of the development. implement the Socio-economic Development and Recovery Program, which includes supporting businesses and workers in the tourism sector.

"The policy package has been issued, but how to organize and implement it, especially the problem in the tourism industry is very important," said the National Assembly Chairman.

The National Assembly President emphasized that the National Assembly and its agencies look forward to receiving comments from the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations; Institute of Economics and Culture; members of the Economy, Culture and Tourism Club regularly give suggestions to improve institutions, policies as well as decisions of the National Assembly.

According to Nhandan Newspaper

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