26/08/2017 07:10 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Quang Binh should strive to bolster tourism: PM

Quang Binh, August 25 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he hopes Quang Binh province to bring a new strong wind of change for the tourism sector. 

Phuc shared his expectation at a working session with authorities of the central province on August 25. 

The PM said with its advantages in natural conditions and cultural heritage, services and tourism should be the foundation and the road to prosperity for Quang Binh. 

Discussing specific solutions for the province’s development, Phuc asked the province to improve its planning quality via seeking advices from foreign experts. 

Improving business climate and capacity of human resources are also necessary, he added. 

PM Phuc wants Quang Binh to focus local resources on developing a sustainable tourism management mechanism and building a professional strategy to promote the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and Son Doong Cave, which are unique to Quang Binh. 

At the session, most participants agreed that Quang Binh has potentials to develop tourism as its spearheaded sector. 

Representative from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism asked the PM to approve the incorporation of building a cable car route into the planning of the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. The cable car route is set to span 5.2 km from the Ho Chi Minh road to En Cave.

Other suggested enhancing tourism link between Quang Binh and Da Nang and Hue, while forming industrial connection between Quang Binh and the Vung Ang Economic Zone. 

Quang Binh has a 116.04-km coastal line and a 201.87 km border line with Laos. The province is famous for its cave systems, incredible mountain scenery and sprawling beaches. It is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and the world’s largest cave Son Doong.