In the dull tourism market situation due to COVID-19, those working in tourism of Phu Yen have been constantly making efforts to take part in the promotion-adverstising tourism program to domestic and international tourism as well as the potential markets in North-East provinces.
|Phu Yen tourism famtrip at Ban Gioc waterfall (Cao Bang)|
The international cuisine festival 2020 sponsored by the Ministry of foreign affairs was held in the diplomatic zone, Ha Noi city at the end of the year, and this is one event to celebrate the new year to the ambassadors to Vietnam the domestic and international tourism enterprises. Here, at the festival, the provinces, tourism enterprises in Vietnam introduced their particular cuisine products, the regions’ agri-forestry-fisheries products.
Phu Yen province’s delegation was chaired by the department of foreign affairs, and well attended by the enterprises of Pytopia conference center, Sao Mai resort (Vietstar tourism co.ltd), Dai Huu tourism co. ltd., The international corporation division of Mien Trung civil engineering University. At the stall named “Phu Yen province”, Phu Yen department of foreign affairs introduced the fundamental information on Phu Yen province’s potentials, strengths, preferential policies to attract investment, tourism; the enterprises introduced the traditional specialities, the renowned delicacy, advertising the destinations, Phu Yen province’s famous tours and destinations, namely the national scenic spot of Da Dia reef, the unique and spectacular natural phenomenon in Vietnam, appearing in few places in the world; Mang lang ancient church with European Gothic architecture; Mon Beach-Dai Lanh cape, where the first sunrise is seen in Vietnam mainland; the national scenic spot of Yen islet cluster, where the intact beauty is vividly and romantically seen…
On the stage of the cuisine festival, with the international friends’ excitement and enthusiasm, the chef from Phu Yen province, Pytopia conference center, performed the dish of oceanic tuna grilled over the stone, Quan De liquor. The chef’s talent, shown from the processing to decorating, the dish is like one artistic work with particular fragrance once being enjoyed. Particularly, the international tourists showed their enthusiasm while enjoying the dishes, listening to the demonstration on the dishes’ meanings : oceanic tunic exploited in Phu Yen fishing point, grilled over stone and steamed in Quan De liquor, one traditional manner of drinking the traditional liquor. The spice being served with the above dish is Tuyet Diem salt mixed with white e-leaf, minor green chilli, and this creates the unique fragrance and flavor. This is the harmonious combination of cuisine from the sea, of the South central region and the stone culture of Phu Yen province. At the festival, the ambassadors tried changing the the ingredients to replace Quan De liquor with Italian white wine. The spontaneous combination has brought about the particular taste, showing the cultural exchange in terms of diversified cuisine among the regions in Vietnam and the Western culture.
Mr Dam Dai Huu, Director of Dai Huu tourism com. Ltd, lets known, “the international friends are so excited witnessing the process of making the dishes and having the chances to enjoy the dishes. It is even more exciting when the friends replaced the traditional Quan De liquor with Italian white wine. This has brought about the Western style in Vietnam soul. Via this event, Phu Yen tourism is known more by the ambassadors, international friends, particularly the international tourism companies”.
Prior to the coming international cuisine festival in Ha Noi-2020, Phu Yen tourism association has organized the famtrip to the markets of 4 North-East provinces of Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Lang Son, Bac Ninh. These provinces’ tourism associations warmly welcome Phu Yen delegations. For these provinces, the particular attention to them is the sea tourism products. Mr. Nguyen Van Ha, chairman of Bac Kan tourism association, lets known , “in the coming time, to obtain the more efficient cooperation, we are going to organize famtrips for the tourism enterprises to directly experience Phu Yen tourism. The central south region, Phu Yen province are the newly emerging destinations, especially with sea tourism, these will be definitely the favored destinations by tourists”.