Facing the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic, the demand stimulus policy is the driving force for the tourism industry to recover and develop. Effectiveness from the timely tourism demand stimulus policy of Quang Ninh in 2020 is clearly demonstrated through the number of tourists coming to tourist destinations in the area, the activities of tourism businesses and services have been maintained. which positively contributes to socio-economic development results of the province.
Mr. Pham Ngoc Thuy, Director of the Department of Tourism, said that the timely promulgation of the provincial demand stimulus measures is an important driving force for sharing, supporting and encouraging service and tourism businesses to make their best efforts to overcome through difficulties, creating a new climate for Quang Ninh tourism.
Tourists stay at Legacy Yen Tu.
Accordingly, from May 2020, as soon as the Covid-19 epidemic was controlled, the province quickly took strong measures to restore the operations of the service and tourism industry. In which, 3 timely resolutions were issued on a number of mechanisms and policies to support tourism demand stimulation. The province also actively works with the Tourism Association to remove difficulties for businesses; organizing many programs and events to stimulate tourism; put some new and unique tourism products into operation ... Thanks to that, tourism and service activities have been gradually restored, creating jobs for thousands of workers, contributing to economic growth. Provincial economy in the last months of the year.
Theo ước tính, tổng khách du lịch đến Quảng Ninh năm nay đạt khoảng 8,8 triệu lượt; tổng thu từ du lịch ước đạt 20.497 tỷ đồng. Tính riêng trong 2 ngày cuối tuần gần đây nhất (5 và 6/12), Quảng Ninh đã đón khoảng 59.000 lượt khách du lịch tham quan, nghỉ dưỡng. Trong đó, lượng khách tham quan Vịnh Hạ Long ban ngày đạt gần 2.800 lượt khách; lưu trú trên Vịnh Hạ Long khoảng 736 lượt; khách tham quan Khu Di tích danh thắng Yên Tử đạt 4.200 lượt; Bảo tàng Quảng Ninh là 2.510 lượt, còn lại là các điểm du lịch khác. Tổng số khách lưu trú tại các cơ sở lưu trú du lịch trên địa bàn tỉnh đạt khoảng 24.000 người.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuong Huyen, a tourist from Hanoi, shared: Following on the mass media, I learned about the tourism stimulus programs that Quang Ninh is implementing. In which, many attractive policies such as entrance fee to Ha Long Bay, museums, Yen Tu relic are reduced by 50%, even some big holidays, many points are also free of charge. Not only discounting services, the province also actively introduced many new tourism products, so my family and I have decided to choose Quang Ninh as the destination in the family experience itinerary. And when coming here, my family was not disappointed because they have never experienced such classy travel services as overnight on the bay, resort at Legacy Yen Tu with such affordable prices and good service.
The leaders of Ha Long City checked the reception and prevention of Covid-19 at some hotels in Bai Chay ward. Photo: PV
Mr. Nguyen The Hue, Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh Tourism Association, said: The second outbreak of Covid-19 has made it difficult for tourism and service businesses to become more difficult. The province's quick issuance of stimulus policies has a great impact on businesses, because it not only reduces costs, attracts visitors, promotes tourism growth, but also shows the interest of levels for the business community. Thereby, creating confidence and motivation for the business to develop. In the coming time, we hope that the province will continue to have more packages to stimulate tourism, implement diversified solutions to accompany businesses, strengthen administrative procedure reform, create momentum for tourism in particular and The province's economy generally flourished.
The timely tourism stimulus policies launched by the province in the current context have clearly affirmed the positive effects. However, these preferential policies will only be implemented until the end of 2020. While it is forecasted that by 2021, the Covid-19 epidemic will continue to affect all sectors, including tourism; The tourist market still focuses on domestic exploitation due to the inability to welcome international tourists, so Quang Ninh tourism needs to continue to have solutions to stimulate demand synchronously to attract tourists, especially the flow domestic passenger.
Tourists visit in Ha Long last weekend. Photo: Minh Duc
Facing this fact, to continue supporting and facilitating Quang Ninh tourism to develop, at the regular meeting at the end of the year, the Provincial People's Council will discuss and pass a Resolution on a number of solutions to stimulate tourism in Quang Ninh province. Ninh in 2021. Accordingly, this Resolution will continue to adjust, supplement and extend policies to stimulate tourism demand, maintain free and excursion fees for sightseeing and accommodation on Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Museum. , Yen Tu scenic relic area, and bus subsidy for tourists ...
The enactment of this policy is expected to continue to have positive and timely impacts on the recovery and breakthrough growth of the tourism industry, contributing to ensuring the realization of Quang Ninh's dual goals in year 2021; At the same time, it is also the basis for businesses to actively build preferential tourism products, ready to catch the market, making an important contribution to the recovery of the province's economy.