Mekong Delta to build unique tourism products to create breakthrough

Mekong Delta to build unique tourism products to create breakthrough
UPDATED: 10 Mar 2016 168 Views

On March 26th, in Can Tho city, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in conjunction with the provinces and territories of Mekong Delta (MD) will hold a workshop on "Linking development of specific tourist products in Mekong Delta".

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Mekong Delta to build unique tourism products to create breakthrough

Linking specific tourism development in Mekong Delta has been said much, but for many years this area has been not exploited much despite great performance and a very high potential.

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According to the Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan, the biggest drawback of the Mekong Delta tourism is the lack of mechanisms and specific tourist products. At the same time, there is no plans and specific development roadmap in long term; lack of models and coordination mechanisms among the parties concerned.

Reportedly, before the conference, Vietnam national Administration of Tourism surveyed 8 days at tourist attractions in the province in the Mekong Delta region.

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In this regard, Dr. Pham Trung Luong, Institute for Tourism Development said: In the context of global integration, the linkages between the provinces has become urgent in tourism activities, contributing to enhance the competitiveness of the destination.

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In the near future, Mekong Delta tourism should develop linkages among provinces in the region, and the international link to perform the tour on the Mekong River, the road connectivity program between the Mekong Delta, Cambodia, Thailand... Mr. Luong recommended.