On the morning of 17th December 2020, at the Vissai hotel in Ninh Binh province the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Dak Lak cooperated with Ninh Binh Tourism Department and Ninh Binh Tourism Association to mount the Tourism Promotion and demand stimulus program in Ninh Binh province.
The attendees include: Dr. Bui Van Manh - Provincial Party Commissioner cum Vice Director of the Ninh Binh Tourism Department, Mrs. Duong Thi Thanh – Chairwoman of the Ninh Binh Tourism Association; Mr. Bui Van Yen – Provincial Party Commissioner cum Director of Dak Lak Finance Department; Nguyen Thuy Phuong Hieu – Vice Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Dak Lak province; Mr. Vo Van Tam – Chairman of the Dak Lak Tourism Association; representatives from sub units of the Tourism Department, Tourism Association, tourism businesses and press agencies from Ninh Binh and Dak Lak.
The Program is held to connect and attract tourists from Ninh Binh to Dak Lak and the other way around, concurrently to facilitate the meeting and exchange and business alliances among tourism businesses of the two provinces.
During the commencement remark Mrs. Nguyen Thuy Phuong Hieu – Vice Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Dak Lak said that with the topic “Dak Lak Tourism promotion and demand stimulus in Ninh Binh” the conference aimed at supporting the domestic tourism demand stimulus program that was launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. At the same time this was also an opportunity to enhance promotion, alliances and cooperation between the tourism industries of the two provinces. From the Dak Lak tourism industry point of view reviving and developing tourism have to be done in parallel with imposing covid-19 prevenpreventing solutions to ensure the safety of visitors and local communities.
At the conference tourism service businesses from Dak Lak introduced tourism demand stimulus packages for cooperation and attracting tourists such as: low-price commitment at 30-50 % at tourist sites : Suoi Ong, Buon Don tourism center, Community eco tourism KoTam, Troh Bu tourist site; decreasing prices of accommodation and supplementary services. Tourism businesses from Ninh Binh also committed themselves on decreasing service prices for travel agencies taking visitors from Dak Lak to Ninh Binh, specifically as follows: Ninh Binh Legend hotel will decrease its room price at from 30-50%, Hung Thinh ticket office (class 1 Plane ticket agency in Ninh Binh) committed itself on supporting travel agencies from Dak Lak by giving them its NET price.
After the presentations on the potential and strengths of the tourism industries of Ninh Binh and Dak Lak, the delegates contributed their specific realistic ideas to boosting tourism demand stimulus activities such as: “there needs to be business alliances among travel agencies, service and accommodation businesses to found an inter-province alliance of demand stimulus for decreasing prices and attracting visitors in parallel with enhancing service quality and pandemic prevention.
During the program of tourism survey and promotion in Ninh Binh, on 16th and 17th December 2020, the delegates visited Thien Ha Cave and Trang An eco-tourism site./.