Promoting Tourism Through Vietnam-France Decentralized Partnership Conference

The 12th Vietnam-France Decentralized Partnership Conference will offer an ideal platform to boost tourism in the capital city.


The 12th Vietnam-France Decentralized Partnership Conference will help to further enhance Hanoi’s reputation as a welcoming, safe, and attractive tourist destination, the Hanoi Department of Tourism has announced. The event is expected to bring more visitors to the city, increasing its economic growth and providing opportunities for residents to benefit from tourism activities. Additionally, the conference will help to strengthen the relationship between the two countries, allowing for more collaborative projects in the future.

On April 10, the Hanoi Department of Tourism called on travel agencies, organizations, and individuals providing tourism services in the city to collaborate and strive to deliver the highest standard of service to conference attendees. With their collective experience and expertise, they are in a unique position to ensure that all guests have an enjoyable and memorable experience.

The Department asked places of interest and accommodation businesses to ensure the highest quality of tourism-related goods and services, and to cater to visitors’ various demands. Service prices must be clearly stated, and security, fire prevention, hygiene, and environmental sanitation must be strengthened. Fraud, profiteering, or any other activity that tarnishes the image of tourism in the capital is strictly prohibited.

The management of tourist sites should be encouraged to promote the dissemination of information, work closely with local authorities to install signage for tourist safety and navigation, and establish hotlines for visitors. Additionally, they should ensure that the signage is clearly visible and that the hotlines are regularly monitored and staffed. This will help ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors.

 The National Museum of History is an attractive tourist area in the capital. Photo: Ngo Minh/The Hanoi Times

Tour operators and transportation providers must strive to improve the quality of tourism products and services to ensure they are distinctive, appealing, professional, and able to meet the varied needs of tourists. Discounts and promotional policies should not be accepted as an excuse for substandard service.

Tourist transportation businesses must ensure the utmost safety of their vehicles and drivers, conducting regular quality control checks and adhering to all traffic safety regulations. From automobiles to watercraft, these businesses must guarantee that their operations meet the highest standards of safety.

The 12th Vietnam-France Decentralized Partnership Conference will be taking place in Hanoi from April 13th to 15th, 2021. During this event, participants will be discussing ways to promote sustainability and recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic. It is expected that delegates from both countries will be able to come up with viable solutions that will benefit both nations. Furthermore, the conference will also be an opportunity for the two countries to strengthen their bond and further foster their bilateral relations.

Government officials, organizations, and business executives will have the opportunity to converse about collaborating on key sustainable development topics, such as environmental conservation, water management, smart city digitalization, heritage preservation, and tourism.

The occasion of the 10th anniversary of the bilateral strategic partnership and the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam-France diplomatic relations is a momentous event. It is anticipated that roughly 800 individuals from the government, business, and organizational sectors will be in attendance. This is a remarkable opportunity to commemorate this significant milestone, and it is sure to be an unforgettable occasion.

The event will feature activities that emphasize the strong and enduring connections between Vietnam and France, such as a trade fair that displays Vietnam’s finest products, cultural offerings, and tourist attractions.

An exciting exhibition of sumptuous French cuisine and innovative food production technologies will bring together 50 French companies in hospitality, accommodation, agriculture, and food production. Get ready to explore the delicious gastronomic delights of France!

The Vietnam-France Business Forum, art performances, and photo exhibitions about Vietnam-France relations are sure to be a unique and memorable experience for attendees. From the Forum, visitors can learn about the business opportunities and potential collaborations between the two countries, while being entertained by the art performances and inspired by the photo exhibitions. Moreover, the event is sure to be both informative and entertaining, providing a chance for Vietnam and France to further strengthen their relations.

Hanoi, the vibrant capital of Vietnam, is a must-visit destination for travelers looking to explore its captivating culture and history. The city is home to a range of iconic landmarks, from the Thang Long Imperial Citadel and the Temple of Literature that have witnessed the eons-long story between Vietnam and its neighboring nations, to the charming Old Quarter and its many exquisite French villas. Explore all these attractions and more on your next trip to Hanoi!

Most of the preliminary work for the conference, including logistics, security and welcoming, has been completed. Detailed plans have been put in place to ensure the conference is both safe and successful, leaving a positive impression on French delegates and international guests alike.

 Students learn to make bamboo fans at Thang Long Royal Citadel. Photo: Ngo Minh/The Hanoi Times