Hanoi – The
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has required the Vietnam National
Administration of Tourism (VNAT) to coordinate with the ministry’s inspectorate
and tourism management units to inspect accommodation facilities in key tourism areas across
Accordingly, relevant forces
will carry out inspections in Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An in the northern and northern central regions in June, and
in Da Nang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Binh Thuan, HCM City, Ba Ria – Vung Tau and
Kien Giang in the central, south central and southern regions from July to October.
The ministry said this activity
aims to raise awareness of state management agencies, investors, and managers
and operators of accommodation establishments about the necessity to maintain
and control tourism service quality towards sustainable tourism development,
especially after the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the VNAT, tourist
accommodation establishments nationwide have developed strongly in terms of
quantity and quality, enabling the tourism industry to compete with other
countries in the region and the world. The investment inflow into this sector has concentrated
on sea and mountain resorts.
Besides international corporations and brands such as Hyatt,
Intercontinental, Accor, Sheraton, Hilton, and IHG, domestic groups such as Vinpearl, Saigontourist, Flamingo have increased their presence in the tourism industry.
Meanwhile, community-based tourism has
been promoted in remote areas, contributing to creating jobs, sharing benefits
to local communities, and reducing poverty.
The 2017 Tourism Law has facilitated
tourism accommodation business and investment and increased the responsibility
of local management agencies and professional social organisations for tourism