Hanoi is developing a standardized shopping and dining network for tourists to improve the competitiveness of the tourism industry, Vietnam News Agency reported, citing the municipal Department of Tourism.
Currently, Hanoi’s 23 businesses are operating in catering, 30 others in shopping and services and six in entertainment and sports which meet the city's standards to welcome tourists.
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The quality, prices, goods, hygiene, food safety, environmental sanitation of these businesses are closely monitored. They are granted signboards of standard by the Hanoi Department of Tourism, and are introduced to travel agents and tour operators. Their products and services are promoted on the Hanoi tourism’s website, leaflets, brochures, photo books.
Besides, they receive support to participate in events and programs held domestically and internationally. All these businesses together have created a network of shops to give tourists, especially international tourists, complete shopping and entertaining enjoyment in Hanoi.
For instances, Doji Jewelry Joint Stock Company, Vincom Center, Tan My Design, Lanhuong Fashion, Van Phuc Silk Development Joint Stock Company, OZ Silk Shop (Minh Phuc Fashion Company) are becoming famous tourist destinations in Hanoi city.
Some culinary facilities that meet tourism standards have improved in terms of professionalism and quality and received good feedback from travelers such as Quan Ngon system, Coco A Restaurant, the restaurant system of Vincom Shopping Centers, among others.
In 2020, many major events will take place in Hanoi. Therefore, the Hanoi Department of Tourism has instructed tourism businesses, shopping and culinary facilities to improve product quality and services.
Besides, the department continues to develop a network of shopping and dining facilities that meet the standards to contribute to building a beautiful image for the capital city as well as diversifying the city's tourism products.