To meet the demand of tourism development in accordance with the new situation, especially in the context of expanded international cooperation, Noi Bai - Lao Cai highway, many big investors are interested in developing. Lao Cai tourism, Lao Cai province has approved the master plan for tourism development in Lao Cai province to 2020, vision to 2030.
The master plan has set goals, development orientation, organized tourism development space and proposed specific implementation solutions. The goal of 2020 will be to build Lao Cai into a tourist center of the Northwest, Sa Pa into a national tourist area, Lao Cai city into a national tourist site with a copper tourism infrastructure system. sets, high quality, diversified and branded products, bearing the cultural identity of Lao Cai; tourism becomes an economic sector with an important position in the structure of the service sector of the province. By 2030, Lao Cai province will be Vietnam's largest mountain and nature tourism center, attracting domestic and international tourists based on the advantages of natural tourism resources. Pristine, majestic course with diverse and rich cultural identities of 25 ethnic groups, creating the difference of Lao Cai tourism products: sightseeing - relaxation, eco-tourism , eco-cultural tourism, border tourism and spiritual tourism. The quality of tourism is enhanced on the basis of standardization according to the model of sustainable tourism development, responsible tourism of Vietnam, a breakthrough economic sector, with widespread impacts throughout the region.
Accordingly, the specific goal is to 2020, Lao Cai province strives to welcome about 4.5 million tourists. By 2030, about 13 million tourists will be welcomed with a total revenue of VND 58,500 billion from tourism. At the same time, striving to create about 105,000 jobs from the tourism industry by the year 2030, of which direct labor is about 45,000, and indirect labor of about 60,000 people.
In order to achieve this goal, Lao Cai province has oriented tourism development space into 03 distinct areas: Northwestern Lao Cai (Lao Cai City, Sa Pa District, Bat Xat District), Northeastern Lao Cai Province (Bac Ha, Muong Khuong, Si Ma Cai districts), Central area and southern Lao Cai province (Bao Yen, Bao Thang and Van Ban districts). On the basis of the tourist space, the province also oriented to develop specific tourism products, on the market. For the development of tourism products: focus on developing tourist products for sightseeing - relaxation, border tourism for both domestic and international tourists; developing community tourism and building a unique brand of tourism in the province; developing high quality tourism products such as golf, luxury resorts - resorts, luxury tourist villas, high-end entertainment and entertainment areas, eco-tourism areas, adventure tourism; strengthening links between localities and enterprises; linking regions, economic and international corridors, linking services and transport sectors to creating attractive tourist products; Focus on developing product lines: Tourism sightseeing - relaxation, tourism to understand the culture of ethnic groups, eco-tourism, sports tourism, border tourism, spiritual tourism ... development of supporting products: Tourism to visit historical relics, festival tourism, MICE tourism (seminars, incentives, conferences, exhibitions), agricultural tourism ... For development orientation market: the domestic market focuses on attracting large markets such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang city, gradually expanding to other provinces and cities; the international market continues to exploit the traditional tourist market in Western Europe (France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, England, the Netherlands) and Australia; expanding near markets in Northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea), ASEAN. In addition, the study encourages the expansion of new markets such as North America, Latin America, India, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
In addition, the strategic direction for investment in tourism development is also clearly planned, specifically: tourism development investment is made in the overall socio-economic development of the locality, bringing tourism is one of the development contents, suitable to economic conditions and investment capacity, receiving investment from the locality; investment with a roadmap and key points, building specific products of each locality. With large-scale tourist destinations, the investment needs to ensure a balance between the objectives of developing different tourism product lines, serving different experiences and tourists; integrate with local development programs such as rural mountainous development programs, border areas, new rural programs, national cultural and cultural programs; synchronous investment from infrastructure, technical facilities, tourism services and products; mobilize various development investment sources such as investment sources of the central, local, international organizations ...
The groups of solutions directed by the province to implement a synchronous and effective way to plan tourism development in Laos in the period of 2015-2020 and vision to 2030 really have the effect of promoting tourism development. in accordance with the orientation, achieving the set objectives such as: solutions on human resources, investment capital, promotion and promotion of science and technology, organization of planning management, integration international cooperation, protection of tourism resources and environment ... In particular, the investment capital solution group is interested and deployed by the province. Accordingly, the province will focus on investment in transport infrastructure, electricity and water, waste treatment, communication; building a fund to support tourism development; tourism promotion program in Lao Cai province with tools such as: building a map of tourism investment in Lao Cai province, organizing an annual conference to promote tourism investment, building a "contact support window" invest, "build, manage and update information on tourism investment on Lao Cai tourism website; Investment promotion program for community tourism development: Developing "List of investment in community tourism development"
The effective implementation of the master plan for tourism development in Lao Cai province in the period of 2015-2020, with a vision to 2030 will make an important contribution to meeting the requirements and demands of economic development. Lao Cai fine society and adapting to Vietnam's tourism development strategy in the new period.
Translated by Tuong Nguyen