Competition seeks students’ ideas for sustainable tourism growth hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi – The RMIT Amazing Vietnam Student Competition (AVSC) 2021 has been launched on
the occasion of the World Tourism Day (September 27), aiming to encourage
students to seek sustainable tourism ideas and develop their problem-solving
skills.

Tenth to twelfth
graders across the country can make groups of five at maximum to join the
competition, through which they will have chances to explore Vietnamese
historical relics and share their Vietnamese tourism experiences with foreign
visitors.

From now until
November 7, they can submit a video with a maximum length of two minutes on
ideas for sustainable tourism development in Vietnam.

Competition seeks students’ ideas for sustainable tourism growth hinh anh 2Total award value is 100 million VND (4,400 USD). (Source: Organising Board)

The six most outstanding
teams will compete in the final round slated for December 5, during which they
will make presentations on their projects before the jury that includes
representatives from the Vietnam Tourism Administration, Grant Thornton,
InterContinental Saigon, and RMIT University.

Total award value is
100 million VND (4,400 USD).

Dr. Jackie Ong, head
of the Tourism and Hospitality Management Faculty at RMIT Vietnam said that
this year, the World Tourism Day is themed “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”.

She underlined the
need to foster local communities’ connectivity and encourage the engagement of
the society in implementing the inclusive growth plan to improve service
quality and boost sustainable development of the tourism sector.

Ong also stressed
the significance of youngsters’ involvement in turning Vietnam into an
attractive tourist destination./.