Binh Thanh commune in Cao Phong district of Hoa Binh province has been taking advantage of local cultural identity and diverse natural landscapes to boost its tourism development.
The smart tourism software of Hoa Binh province forms part of the package of smart urban solutions, which optimises information and communications technologies to form a tourism ecosystem and offer benefits to tourists, authorities and businesses. It has facilitated the building of a high-quality tourism industry, contributing to local sustainable economic development.
Donning a picturesque patchwork of white and pink hues, courtesy of the blooming plum and peach flowers in spring, community-based tourism villages in Hoa Binh province have drawn a large number of visitors from far and wide, helping mountainous localities get out of poverty.
Tien Pagoda, situated in the Lao Ngoai hamlet, Phu Nghia commune, Lac Thuy district, annually hosts a traditional festival of the Muong ethnic community. The big event commences on the fourth day of the new lunar year and lasts until the end of the third lunar month.
The Hoa Binh provincial Tourism Steering Committee held a conference on January 25 to outline tourism development tasks for 2024, under the chair of Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Toan.
Phong Phu commune in Tan Lac district has been actively developing community-based tourism associated with the agricultural economy, aiming to promoting the locality’s potential. This activity does not only bringing sustainable economic benefits but also contributing to promoting traditional cultural values, preserving natural landscapes, protecting the environment, and improving material and spiritual life for local residents.
With a legitimate desire to get rich, Mr. Phang A Pao, born in 1984, a member of the farmer's union in Cha Day village, Pa Co commune, Mai Chau district, has been constantly learning, and he boldly started a business and succeeded with the homestay business model.
In 2023, Hoa Binh province will welcome 3.8 million tourists, of which 450 thousand international visitors. Total revenue from tourists reached 4,000 billion VND, reaching 102.6% of the plan.
Boasting poetic and charming natural landscapes, simple stilt houses deeply imbued with the Muong ethnic cultural identity, distinctive customs and lifestyle, and rich cuisine, Mo hamlet in Binh Thanh commune of Cao Phong district holds favourable conditions to develop community-based tourism.
Da Bac district boasts pristine and majestic natural landscapes and is home to five ethnic groups of Muong, Tay, Dao, Kinh, and Thai. It is included in the master plan on the development of the National Hoa Binh Lake Tourist Area by 2030, providing favourable conditions for tourism development, especially community-based.
In the early days of December, Hien Luong commune (Da Bac district) is bustling with the atmosphere of one of the most anticipated events of the year - Da Bac district's culture, sports and tourism festival 2023 with a range of activities.
During the two days of December 2 - 3, in Van Son commune, the People's Committee of Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province held the Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival in highland communes of Tan Lac district.
With a rich history of traditional culture, ethnic groups in Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province still retain their own cultural identity values such as dialect languages, traditional festivals, costumes, among others. These are favourable conditions for the locals to preserve, conserve and promote traditional cultural values while building attractive and diverse tourism products to attract tourists and bolster local socio-economic development.
In 2 days (December 2nd-3rd), in Hien Luong commune, the People's Committee of Da Bac district organized the Festival of Culture, Sports and Tourism Promotion in 2023 with many special activities. This is a key activity in a series of the events promoting tourism in Da Bac district. The opening night of the festival with many special musical performances. Kayak racing tournament taking place attractively and dramatically.
Thanks to its beautiful landscape and fresh climate, along with folk culture, unique festivals, and traditional handicrafts imbued with the culture of ethnic groups in the Northwestern region, Mai Chau district has emerged as an ideal community tourism destination.
The Sen Vang organic farm in Dong Chua hamlet of Residential Zone 9 in Thong Nhat ward, Hoa Binh city, boasts a large area of about 60ha. Applying an ecotourism model, it offers a wide range of interesting activities to visitors.
Bich Tru village in Thai Thinh commune, Hoa Binh city, offers visitors a great opportunity to explore a typical Muong village with beautiful landscape, cultural identities and local people’s hospitality.
A delegation from Hoa Binh province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism scoped out some new tourism routes and destinations in Da Bac district from November 24-26. The delegation was joined by experts and representatives from the Hanoi UNESCO Travel Club, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the Hanoi Tourism Association, travel firms and other provinces.
In the evening of November 19th, the Festival of community tourism villages in the expanded Northwest provinces in 2023 ended.
Hoa Binh Tourism joint Stock Company in Hoa Binh province and Mongolia’s Unique Travel Company have signed a cooperation agreement on tourism development. Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People's Council Nguyen Thi Cam Phuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Toan and representatives from the Mongolian Embassy in Vietnam attended the signing ceremony in Hanoi.
That is the topic of the Tourism Promotion Conference in Hoa Binh province in 2023 taking place in the afternoon of November 17th in Mai Chau district. There was the attendance of were Mr. Pham Van Thuy, the Deputy Director of Vietnam National Tourism Administration; Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; the leaders from appropriate departments and branches, the People's Committees of the districts and the city and 200 delegates from businesses, tourism and service businesses, and travel companies inside and outside the province.
The expanded festival of community tourism villaged in the Northwest provinces takes place in 3 days (November 17th – 19th, 2023 in Lac village, Chieng Chau commune (Mai Chau). It is expected to attract thousands of tourists. Therefore, the work of ensuring safety and security for the big event has been actively prepared by the Police force.
On November 5th, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics HCMA)coordinated with the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province to organize a seminar ON the topic.