A workshop on a “China-Vietnam Red Tour”, the second of its kind, was held by the Ho Chi Minh Museum in collaboration with the Longzhou district, the China province of Guangxi and the Guangxi Social Science Institute on November 26 and 28 in Longzhou and Hanoi, respectively.
Participants stressed the politic, cultural, diplomatic and economic significance of such as tour. Apart from increasing the two countries’ tourist exchange, the tourist project is expected to attract more tourists from other countries travel to Vietnam’s northeast region as well as China’s Guangxi Province.
Within the workshop’s framework, Chinese firms conducted surveys on some potential places for the “red tour” such as the Hoang Van Thu Museum in the northern Vietnamese Province of Lang Son, the former “safe zone” during Vietnam’s resistance war in Dinh Hoa district of Thai Nguyen Province, the President Ho Chi Minh relic site and Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi.
At the first workshop in Longzhou in 2008, the two sides announced documents on places where President Ho Chi Minh and revolutionary predecessors, such as Hoang Van Thu, Truong Chinh, Hoang Quoc Viet, used to stay and involve in revolutionary activities.
Meanwhile, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in September conducted a survey on possible tour linking Cao Bang, Bac Can, Thai Nguyen and Lang Son Provinces and cooperation possibility between these provinces and Guangxi Province.
The VNAT also helped Vietnam travel firms and the three Chinese Provinces of Yunnan, Guangdong and Guangxi to share information, experiences and promote tourist plans to both countries’ tourists.
During his revolutionary life, President Ho Chi Minh travelleved many countries in Asia, Europe and America . He stayed for long periods in Guangxi province of China . Longzhou district alone is home to 12 relics relating to on President Ho Chi Minh.