Currently, the province has issued policies to open door to tourism sector to welcome tourists in the flexible conditions, efficiently controlling the pandemic; the tourism sector has also issued concrete instructions on manners as well as conditions to welcome tourists; the enterprises are also ready with services and procedures to welcome tourists in the context of preventing-combating COVID19-pandemic.
|At-the-spot traveling, a group of tourists in the province checking in at Nghinh Phong – Tuy Hoa beach park|
As for Phu Yen tourism, as far as mechanism of recovery after controlling COVID-19 pandemic is concerned, the PPC, the department of culture-sports-tourism have issued plans and instructions on conditions for operation at enterprises, together with the steps to receive tourists, with the conditions of ensuring measures of preventing-combating the pandemic.
Phu Yen tourism sector has worked with the task delegation of HCMC; taking part in the informal talks on stimulating tourism in Binh Dinh province; receiving the surveying delegation of Tay Ninh province…so as to stimulate tourism recover the sector in the context of pandemic controlling. However, the point is: recovering in the condition of pandemic controlling, preventing-combating the pandemic without neglecting; health is at the top priority.
Mrs Nguyen Thi Hong Thai, Acting director of the Department of Culture-Sports-Tourism, let known: The department has issued the temporary plan to pilot receive tourists, coping safely in preventing-combating COVID-19 pandemic in the province, with the primary target of simultaneously preventing-combating the pandemic and recovering, developing tourism, promoting the increase in the number of tourists coming to Phu Yen province, contributing to developing the locality’s economy and society. According to the division of tourism management (department of culture-sports-tourism), currently, tourism enterprises have been double checking the solutions and measures of safety in preventing-combating the pandemic prior to receiving tourists. Among the targets, the hotels, accommodation service providers which used to be medical concentrated foundations find it a plus point. Most enterprises have been striving repairing, investing in technical infrastructure, services and products to be ready for welcoming tourists in the close and safe procedures.
According to Ms Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, Director of An My tourism cooperative cum owner of Moc Mien Rocky Garden homestay (An Chan commune, Tuy An district), in the pandemic, the cooperative has not earned any income, however, the cooperative’s staff have been financially supported; furthermore, the costs for repairing, maintaining equipment, rooms are considerable, which leads to greater difficulties. Therefore, once opportunities for recovery come, the cooperative tries to manage, invest in services with the hope of restarting, welcoming tourists. During the pandemic time, the cooperative spends time and finance to invest in advertising, constructing, establishing the brand names on social networking.
Also during the “close time” to combat the pandemic, Mr Ngo Van Dinh and his spouse Thai Mong Trinh “froze” Com Nieu Tuy Hoa restaurant to concentrate on building a completely novel tourism product: Famstay Song Ba-Ba river. Tourists coming here have the sightseeing into Ngoc Lang vegetable village, experience being a farmer planting vegetables, explore the high-tech vegetable-planting model, indulge themselves admiring Ba river and Da Rang bridge, enjoy the simple rural dishes. “We plan to complete tourism products, complete the conditions for preventing, combating pandemic; procedures for welcoming tourists at the beginning of 2022, which is also an event to celebrate the tourism sector resuming in the new normal state”, said Mr Ngo Van Dinh.
Source: Phu Yen Newspaper
Translated by HAI LOAN