The Hanoi Deparment of Culture, Sports & Tourism on June 2nd, 2010 organized a conference to launch programme “Hanoians warmly welcome guests” and “Green Tourism Year”. This is one of the preparatory activities for the Thang Long – Hanoi 1000th anniversary and National Tourism Year in Hanoi.
Mrs. Hoang Thi Diep – Deputy Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Mr. Nguyen Phu Duc – President of Vietnam Tourism Association, and representatives from The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports & Tourism, district people’s committees in Hanoi, national and local press and representatives from hotels and tourism companies attended the conference.
Some main contents of the programme are as follow: enhancing local people’s awareness of respecting principles and laws; behaving friendly and culturally with foreign tourists; keeping public places clean and hygiene; spreading banners on environment protection and building a system of modern public restrooms. The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports & Tourism, along with the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and Vietnam Tourism Association would well cooperate to make the programme successful.
At the conference, Mr. Truong Minh Tien, Deputy Director of The Hanoi Deparment of Culture, Sports & Tourism expected the participation of mass media to promote the programme.
Mrs. Hoang Thi Diep, Deputy Director General of VNAT highly estimated the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports & Tourism’s initiative. She also pointed out that it is necessary for the Department’s leaders to manage well all the activities in the significant year of 2010, enhance tourism service quality, promote the values of local culture and history. She strongly believed that the programme would be a success.