On June 4th in Ninh Binh, Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) presided the conference on launching the tourism stimulus program 2013 for three provinces of Ninh Binh, Ha Nam and Nam Dinh. The conference attracted the attendance of representatives of the 3 provincial departments, tourism businesses and press agencies… The implementation of tourism stimulus program aims to boost domestic tourist growth and attract int’l tourists from key markets visiting Vietnam as well as help tourism sector to overcome the current economic difficulties. The program focuses on issues such as, attracting int’l tourists; strengthening domestic tourist demand, promoting international visitors who came to Vietnam and enhancing local people’s awareness; developing tourist products and raising tourist services quality; and promoting the tourism stimulus program in 2013. At the conference, Deputy Director of the Ninh Binh’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ms. Duong Thi Thanh said there are 25 tourist businesses taking part in the stimulus program in 2013 and have been so far proposed to be launched the program in Ninh Binh in June, July, August, September and December. In addition, local tourism businesses taking part in the stimulus program in 2013 can register and get free advertising on website of the VNAT (www.timelesscharm.vn).