PM approves master plan for development of Tam Chuc national tourism area

Updated at Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 16:54
The Hanoitimes - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the master plan for the development of the Tam Chuc National Tourism Area in Ha Nam province by 2030.
The plan aims to make Tam Chuc fundamentally meet the criteria of a national tourism area by 2025 and, by 2030, Tam Chuc will become a national tourism area.
Tam Chuc, Ha Nam province.
Tam Chuc, Ha Nam province.
With comprehensive technical infrastructure, Ha Nam province expects Tam Chuc will become a high quality tourist products and a tourism brand, making an important contribution to the socio-economic development of the locality and adjacent areas, as well as becoming an attractive tourist centre of the Red River Delta region.
By 2025, Tam Chuc is expected to welcome approximately 3.7 million tourist arrivals, including 470,000 foreign arrivals, generating jobs for roughly 2,400 workers and 6 million tourist arrivals, including 750,000 foreign arrivals, generating jobs for about 4,500 workers by 2030. The total revenue from tourism is expected to reach VND1.1 trillion (US$48.4 million) by 2025 and VND1.7 trillion (US$74.8 million) by 2030.
In particular, the domestic tourist market focuses on Hanoi and its neighbouring provinces in the north, such as Hung Yen, Hoa Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh Thuan, Nghe An, and Ha Tinh.
The tourism area will also focus on attracting international tourists from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan (China), China, France, Spain, England, Germany, the US, Canada, Australia and India.
Tam Chuc National Tourism Area is located in Ba Sao town and the three hamlets of Vong, Khuyen Cong and Kha Phong in Kha Phong commune, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province. The area of the core zone prioritised for the development of the tourism area is 4,000 hectares. Ha Nam, some 100 km south of Hanoi, has an area of 862 sq km and a population of over 800,000 people.
Mai Nguyen