This is the total funding for the implementation of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee’s action program on turning tourism into a spearhead economy, period 2021 - 2025, recently issued by the Provincial People’s Committee.
Accordingly, specific targets for the implementation of the program till 2025 are as follows. By 2025, tourism will become a spearhead industry of the province, which is regarded as one of the national tourism centers; Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa tourism brand will have a good reputation nationwide and in the region; The total tourism revenue will reach VND200 trillion (or approximately USD8.8 billion), contributing 15% to 17% directly to GRDP; creating 160,000 direct tourism jobs; attracting 11 million visitor arrivals (including 5 million international ones), maintaining an average tourist growth rate of 22%/year.
To achieve the above targets, the Provincial People's Committee has set key tasks and solutions: Effectively pursuing the dual goals in the tourism industry, Covid-19 control to ensure the safety of tourists and tourism staff and tourism recovery and growth in the new normal; expanding models of civilized behaviors of tourists, tourism businesses and communities in local tourism activities; improving mechanisms and policies to attract social funding in traffic infrastructures, large-scale amusement and entertainment sites, musical and art centers; encouraging new and unique products and services; developing value chains of related industries; studying the mechanism for creating funds for tourism development and the protection of natural resources and preservation of historical and cultural relics; promoting tourist markets; raising community awareness in improving tourism environment; proactively preparing plans for training and development of tourism human resources; effectively cooperating with key tourism localities to create links to promote tourism, connect destinations and link in training and development of human resources; enhancing information technology application in tourism activities, based on the digital economy and advanced technology; coordinating with airlines to develop cooperation programs to open new routes, connecting Khanh Hoa with other tourist destinations in the world for transport network expansion and tourism connection.
Translated by N.T