Ninh Thuan, India’s Kerala state eyes to boost tourism cooperation

Sunday, 02/06/2024 10:48
The People's Committee of the south central province of Ninh Thuan on June 1 coordinated with the Indian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City to organise a meeting to connect tourism businesses in Ninh Thuan and India’s Kerala state.
Representatives from India's WebCRSTravel and Hoan My Resort signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on their cooperation. (Photo: VNA) 

Seventy delegates representing authorities, tourism businesses and media of the two sides attended the meeting, during which they exchanged information about the potential, and tourism products of Kerala state and Ninh Thuan province.

Founder of India’s WebCRSTravel Company Neelkanth Pararath, who is head of the Indian tourism business delegation, assessed that Ninh Thuan is a beautiful land with a lot of tourism potential, adding that there are more opportunities for cooperation between the two sides as direct flights from India to Vietnamese localities have been launched.

He raised tourism products and business activities as two aspects Indian tourists are interested in Vietnam and Ninh Thuan in particular.

He said tourism businesses need to provide good accommodation facilities and diverse experiential activities, especially dishes suitable to Indian traditions, while information about destinations should be in English and Indian.

Vice Chairman of the Ninh Thuan People’s Committee Nguyen Long Bien said that to promote cooperation between Ninh Thuan and Kerala state in the coming time, the Indian Consulate General, tourism businessesand Ninh Thuan agencies need further connections and create favourable conditions for Indian investors to learn about and invest in Ninh Thuan.

The province will continue improve its investment climate, mobilse resources to develop tourism infrastructure, boost tourism promotional activities, preserve cultural values and raise the quality of human resources training.

At the meeting, India's WebCRSTravel and Ninh Thuan provincial Tourism Association and Hoan My Resort signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on their cooperation, paving the way for tourism development opportunities for tourism businesses and the two localities.

In the 2014 – 2023 period, eight non-governmental projects worth 1.87 million USD sponsored by the Indian Embassy in Vietnam were implemented in Ninh Thuan.

Besides, he province carried out activities to promote its tourism in the Indian market together with cultural exchange activities./.

CPV (Source: VNA)