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Sa Pa tourism enterprises kick off stimulus programme

Update: May, 04/2020 - 17:23

 

Hotels, homestays, tour operators and tourism destinations in Sapa Town would reduce service prices by between 30 per cent and 60 per cent in May and June. — Photo baovanhoa.vn

HÀ NỘI — The People's Committee of Sa Pa Town, Lào Cai Province has cooperated with the Sa Pa Tourism Association and the Fansipan Cable Car Service Co, Ltd to kick off a tourism stimulus programme.

This is the first large-scale tourism stimulus programme in the North to help the local tourism industry resume after a period of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This programme is scheduled to run in May and June.

Hotels, homestays, tour operators and tourism destinations in Sapa Town would reduce service prices by between 30 per cent and 60 per cent.

Tô Bá Hiệu, vice chairman of the Sa Pa Tourism Association, said those businesses have been asked to work together to attract tourists. Besides that, they must still implement strict measures on control and prevention of the pandemic.

Of which, there are businesses to cut room prices by 50 per cent, such as Legend Hotel, Hương Sen, Retreat Sapa, Rồng Sapa Hotel, Sapa Green hotel and Rex homestay.

The Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist resort has a discount of up to 60 per cent on Fansipan cable car tickets for travellers of six northwestern provinces including Lào Cai, Lai Châu, Sơn La, Điện Biên, Yên Bái and Hòa Bình.

The Sapa tourism market has been mostly suspended due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The number of visitors to Sapa dropped by 50 per cent in March and 100 per cent in April. — VNS