Homestay sustainable tourism service brings good opportunities for Hoang Su Phi District

Published on : Tuesday, October 24, 2017

indexEleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are carrying an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihoods of ethnic minorities.


This service is sponsored by the Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation and carried out by the Centre of Rural Economy Development (CRED). Refined models will be used to develop tourism development in the locality.


This is part of a project titled “Improving the Livelihood of Ethnic Minorities through Community-Based Tourism” sponsored by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, a development organisation, and carried out by the Centre for Rural Economy Development (CRED).


The project has been implemented in four communes of Thong Nguyen, Nam Son, Ho Thau and Ban Luoc in Hoang Su Phi, and the two communes in Quang Yen and Trung Khanh districts in Cao Bang Province.


With an area of nearly 630 sq.kms., Hoang Su Phi has the most spectacular terraced fields in the north with high mountains,. They have been created by 12 minority groups with distinctive cultures, including the Nung, Dao, Mong, La Chi, and Tay.


The project organized field trips to other localities for locals to understand the operation of home-stay. It organized cooking classes for them, offered English classes to children and encouraged the villagers to offer more tourism products, such as traditional weaving, dancing and singing.


In one year, the project has established 11 home-stays ready to receive tourists, and two others on the way, various tour routes, with 500 locals trained in community-based tourism. So far, more than 700 people have directly benefited from the project while another 2,000 others have received indirect social benefits. The homestays have received more than 3,200 tourists, of whom more than 630 were foreigners.


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