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How handicraft villages attract the visitors

Thursday, 2018-05-17 09:23:37
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Tourists are using products of Gia Thanh conical hat village, Phu Ninh district.

PTO- In recent years, in order to implement the policy of developing tourism into a key economic sector, the province has paid attention to the development of handicraft villages in general, products of traditional villages in particular.
By the end of 2017, the whole province has 72 handicraft villages. Phu Tho is the ancient land, the cradle of Lac Viet culture, the first capital of Vietnam, where holding many cultural and intangible cultural heritages were founded, including two cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO are Worship Hung Kings and Phu Tho Xoan singing. Phu Tho has attractive tourism resources such as Xuan Son National Park, Thanh Thuy hot spring resort, Ao Chau, Ao Gioi, Suoi Tien resorts. These potential destinations are important toward Phu Tho tourism in order to develop the products of cultural origin, ecotourism, resort and entertainment attracting domestic and international tourists. In addition, traditional villages develop positively for tourism support.  On the way to the ancestral land, after visiting Hung King  Temple, coming to Hung Lo ancient village to enjoy Xoan singing and visiting traditional craft villages with many products: Banh Chung, vermicelli, Banh Da... 
In Thanh Thuy district, after visiting Lang Suong temple, and enjoying Xoan singing at Dao Xa communal house, tourists can visit the fish cage village on Da river,  Doan Ha fungus village, Dong Ba traditional bamboo-weaving handicraft village, etc.
When tourists visit Xuan Son National Park - one of the majestic natural destinations in Tan Son district, they can visit the tea processing village and tasting Phu Tho tea.


Soybean jam of Bo village is one of the destinations of Thanh Thuy tourism.

The products of Phu Tho traditional villages are diversified, focusing on consumer products, household items such as wicker, wood, food, wine, soy sauce, noodles, etc. Party committees and authorities have focused on leadership and mobilized resources, calling for investment in the infrastructure construction for tourism development. The provincial tourism activities have been more active, especially in the Viet Tri City, Hung Temple and Ha Hoa, Thanh Thuy, Tan Son districts. Revenue from tourism increased significantly, contributing to improving the cultural and spiritual life of people and tourists while promoting the socio-economic development and the economic restructuring towards positive way.  
To make the village becoming an attractive destination for tourists, it is necessary to have an active and close cooperation among all levels and branches, first of all, to organize a number of surveys, selecting a number of potential handicraft villages with advantages of products, landscapes, environment and products featured by Phu Tho's specialties, promoting the products to become attractive point of the tours. The province should have support policies for travel businesses to invest in tourism products. To focus on building quality human resources, providing vocational training, encouraging artisans and skilled workers to continue teaching and mobilizing the formation of cooperatives and enterprises in traditional villages. 
To focus on professional training on tourism to form a team called local guide. To create a tourist product attractive, need to build a brand for traditional handicraft products; improving the competitiveness of the product, developing products in a variety of models, quality and creating specific products, suitable for souvenirs and gifts for tourism. In addition, in the process of construction, tourism development planning in association with traditional villages, branches and localities should pay attention to the protection of the environment and ecological landscapes.

Trinh Ha