Tay Ninh looks to develop sustainable tourism industry

Tay Ninh, February 21 (VNA) – The Ba Den (Black Lady) Mountain tourism complex in southern Tay Ninh province welcomed this year’s 1 millionth visitor on February 20. The lucky tourist, 31-year-old Do The Quyet from central Binh Phuoc province, and the 999,998th and 999,999th visitors, along with those in their groups, were presented with flowers, lucky money and free cable car ride tickets from the Tay Ninh Tourism and Trade Joint Stock Company. According to Duong Van Phong, Director of the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism, nearly 900,000 holiday makers have visited the site since the beginning of the 2016 Mountain Ba Spring Festival, which opened at the Ba Den Mountain Historical and Cultural Relic Site on February 11 (the fourth day of the Lunar New Year). Over 100,000 tourists flocked to the event on the opening day. It is expected that about 1.5 million festival-goers will visit the destination during the one-month-long festival. Ba Den is the highest mountain in Vietnam’s southeast region at 886 metres above sea level. The site, with an abundant spectrum of pagodas and caves, is considered one of the most famous spiritual lands in the southern region, worshipping Linh Son Thanh Mau (Linh Son Holy Mother). VNA/VNP... [read more]

TAY NINH (VNS) — The Ba Den (Black Lady) Mountain tourism complex in the southern province of Tay Ninh welcomed this year's one millionth visitor on Saturday. The lucky tourist, 31-year-old Do The Quyet from the central province of Binh Phuoc, along with the 999,998th and 999,999th visitors, as well as those in their groups, were presented with flowers, lucky money and free cable car ride tickets from the Tay Ninh Tourism and Trade Joint Stock Company. According to Duong Van Phong, director of the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism, nearly 900,000 holiday makers have visited the site since the beginning of the 2016 Lady Mountain Spring Festival, which opened at the Ba Den Mountain Historical and Cultural Relic Site on February 11. — VNS... [read more]

The Ba Den (Black Lady) Mountain tourism complex in southern Tay Ninh province welcomed this year’s 1 millionth visitor on February 20. The lucky tourist, 31-year-old Do The Quyet from central Binh Phuoc province, and the 999,998th and 999,999th visitors, along with those in their groups, were presented with flowers, lucky money and free cable car ride tickets from the Tay Ninh Tourism and Trade Joint Stock Company. According to Duong Van Phong, Director of the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism, nearly 900,000 holiday makers have visited the site since the beginning of the 2016 Mountain Ba Spring Festival, which opened at the Ba Den Mountain Historical and Cultural Relic Site on February 11 (the fourth day of the Lunar New Year). Over 100,000 tourists flocked to the event on the opening day. It is expected that about 1.5 million festival-goers will visit the destination during the one-month-long festival. Ba Den is the highest mountain in Vietnam’s southeast region at 886 metres above sea level. The site, with an abundant spectrum of pagodas and caves, is considered one of the most famous spiritual lands in the southern region, worshipping Linh Son Thanh Mau (Linh Son Holy Mother). Source: VNA... [read more]

Ninh is a southeastern province and a key economic zone of southern region. With important traffic axis such as Trans-Asia Road, Highway 22B and other important transport projects running through it, Tay Ninh is becoming the crossroad of international economic corridors connecting the key southern economic region and ASEAN countries, as well as of national economic corridors linking the Central Highlands with the Southwest. With its advantages of geography and transportation infrastructure as well as high potential, Tay Ninh has huge opportunities to develop provincial tourism to new heights. Cultural and spiritual tourism development Tay Ninh has great resources to develop most tourism types, in which the most favourable could be spiritual and cultural tourism. Ba Den Mountain - the highest mountain of the southern region, bearing a beautiful story about fidelity – has high spiritual value and is a pilgrimage destination which receives more than two million visitors each year. Every year in the first lunar month this place holds the Ba Mountain Spring Festival, a month-long event attracting over 1.5 million visitors. The attraction has mysterious caves and craggy paths leading to the summit. It also is a symbol of Vietnam’s heroic history, being one of the military bases in the resistance war period, a great resource to develop discovery, adventure or historical tourism. Ma Thien Lanh is a valley surrounded by three mountains. With a cool climate, it is an ideal location for a high-class resort. Cao Dai Temple is the centre of Caodaism, a religion founded…... [read more]

Add: 139A Street 30/4, Tay Ninh Town, Tay Ninh Province Tel: (066) 3812 410; Fax: (066) 3822 320 Email: [email protected] Website: http://sovhttdl.tayninh.gov.vn Tay Ninh Tourism Trade Investment Promotion Center Add: 003 Truong Dinh Street, Ward 2, Tay Ninh Town, Tay Ninh Province Tel: (066) 3813 233/ 3813 244; Fax: (066) 3813 239 Email: [email protected] Website: tayninhitpc.gov.vn/gioithieutrungtam.php... [read more]

Considering tourism one of the important economic sectors, over the last time, Tay Ninh province has invested in and effectively exploited its natural advantages and tourism potential, contributing significantly to GDP growth of the province. Currently, the province's tourism sector is implementing synchronous solutions and striving to bring Tay Ninh's tourism to national scale by 2020. The Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Mr Duong Van Phong, Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on this topic. Kim Bang - Minh Tuan report. The local tourism industry has gradually become an important economic sector, contributing to economic restructuring in Tay Ninh province. Can you share more about the achievements of the tourism industry of the province? With a favourable geographical location and unique tourism potential, Tay Ninh has favourable conditions to attract tourists and establish attractive tours. Tay Ninh has been exploiting all the existing tourism potential in a reasonable manner and achieved some encouraging changes which open up more opportunities in the future for Tay Ninh to develop tourism in forests, rivers; cultural, spiritual and historical tourism and to promote border gate trade with key famous tourism spots. In 2005 - 2012 period, revenue from tourism grew on average at 21.93 percent a year, contributing 2.9 percent to the provincial GDP (in 2012, it reached VND440 billion). Number of staying tourists, tourists, tourists going and coming through international borders rose 23.17, 6.7 and 34.34 percent annually, respectively. Based on the tourism development planning in the area, Tay Ninh has…... [read more]

- This is one of the important goals for tourism development in the Master plan for "Tay Ninh tourism development until 2020 and vision to 2030" approved by Tay Ninh provincial People's Council in Resolution No.29/2013/NQ-HDND dated August 29, 2013. The Plan aims to develop Tay Ninh tourism into the province's key economic sector, contributing to improving provincial economic structure, raising the quality of tourism products and the province's competitiveness; and also aims to protect resources and environment and preserve cultural indentity… Tay Ninh tourism industry sets the target to welcome 1.6 million over-night tourist arrivals and 3.2 million same-day visitor arrivals in 2015; 2.2 million and 4.1 million in 2020; 4 million and 6.1 million in 2030, respectively. Ecotourism, spiritual tourism and historical sites are main attractions of Tay Ninh tourism. Therefore, Tay Ninh will focus on tourism product development tied to festivals, belief, historical sites, cultural works, … and also concentrate on development of ecotourism products based on national park ecosystem, countrysides; development of craft village tourism, business tourism… Tay Ninh Province will prioritize investment for some projects such as Ba Den Moutain; Dau Tieng Lake, Ma Thien Lanh-Ba Den Moutain, Bau Ca Na and Moc Bai ecotourism areas, Lo Go - Xa Mat national park, etc. Eight solutions were proposed to stimulate the province's tourism industry, regarding investment capital, policies, human resources, tourism promotion, management of tourism businesses, science and technology applications and international cooperation… Hong Nhung... [read more]

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(Cinet) - The MOCST has had Notice No. 170/TB-BVHTTDL on January 16 informing a summary of Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan at the working day with Tay Ninh Provincial People's Committee. Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan proposes that Tay Ninh province should carry out some tasks as follows: Culture: directs Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to establish scientific document to turn into intangible cultural heritage including 04 heritages such as "Hat cheo thuyen", " Mua trong chhayzam", "Mua mam vang", "the hat ly dan ca cua dan toc Viet o Tay Ninh"; Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to carry out Project on maintaining and develop a sustainable tourism. About Sports: directs some departments and general departments of Sports and Physical Training to build a pilot program for Project to increase more physical training of Vietnamese people in 2011-2030 periods in Tay Ninh. About Tourism: quickly establish the Council to inspect a master plan to develop Tay Ninh provincial tourism up to 2020 and an orientation of 2030. About a proposal in Tay Ninh: Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan proposes that the province should support for building Junactioncity victory statue. Besides, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism also should build the Junactioncity victory statue and make a report to the MOCST and send to Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Finance to submit to the Program of the Government. Tay Ninh should support for restoring the historical relics in the province. Cultural Heritage Department should continue to support…... [read more]

(VEN) - To diversify tourism products and improve service quality, Tay Ninh has focused on creating unique tourism products through renovating, upgrading and promoting tourism attractions such as Ba Den Mountain, Dau Tieng Lake, amusement park, shopping centers, restaurants and hotels. Ba Den Mountain is the first place mentioned in Tay Ninh. Ba Den Mountain is 11km far from Tay Ninh Town and located in the west of HCM, covering on an area of 24sq.km. Ba Den Mountain was recognized as the national cultural historical monument by the state. With the beauty of the religion combined with the architecture of caves, Ba Den Mountain annually attracts millions of tourists. To meet needs of transporting passengers from the Tay Ninh Ba Den mountain foot to the Tay Ninh Ba Den Pagoda, Tay Ninh Cable Car JSC has invested in the ropeway system with capacity of 1,000 passengers per hour. Standing before the large growth in the number of customers, the company has invested more in the ropeway system with total investment capital of VND175 billion. Together with Ba Den Mountain, Tay Ninh is also attractive for tourists with Dau Tieng Lake and Lo Go-Xa Mat National Park. Dau Tieng Lake is 20km far from Tay Ninh Town and is an uninterrupted tourism point between Tay Ninh Town-Tay Ninh Holy See-Ba Den Mountain. Tay Ninh's traditional handicraft villages with well-known products, such as Trang Bang Rice Spaghetti and Trang Bang Girdle Cake, are also exciting destinations for domestic and international tourists. Promoting…... [read more]




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