The overall objectives of the Plan are to contribute to fulfill the targets of Viet Nam Tourism Development Strategy by 2020, vision 2030. By 2020, Viet Nam’s tourism aims to be a key economic industry with high professionalism, modern and fairly synchronously-developed tourist infrastructure; high quality, competitive and diversified tourist products imprinted with unique traditional cultural characteristics.
In 2015, the sector aims to receive 7-7.5 million international arrivals and 36-37 domestic tourists, with total revenue of USD 10-11 billions. In 2020, the sector sets the targets to receive 10-10.5 million international arrivals and 47-48 million domestic tourists, with total revenue of USD 18-19 billions.
The specific objectives are to develop 20 typical and high quality tourism products by 2015 and 50 ones by 2020, giving priority to sea tourism, culture tourism, community-based tourism, ecotourism…; to improve quality of 30% of tourism products by 2015, and 70% by 2020; to support 30% of tour operators in developing tourism products…
In addition, series of activities will be implemented as: introducing and developing national tourism brand and seven tourism zones; completing legal documents and policies related to tourism; consolidating organization, improving the capacity of tourism staff… bringing tourism towards sustainable development.