19.11.2020, 10:56

Promotion of digital transformation in tourism and health

Promotion of digital transformation in tourism and health
The International Tourist Fair. Photo: VNA

Hanoi (VNA) - The International Tourism Fair with the theme “Digital transformation to develop tourism in Vietnam” was officially opened on November 18 in Hanoi.

With this theme, the organizing committee encourages companies and organizations to take initiatives for the application of Industry 4.0 in management, business and tourism activities.

The fair, organized by the Vietnam Tourism Association, is seen as one of the solutions to help Vietnam tourism overcome the hardships caused by the COVID-19 epidemic. It is also an opportunity for localities, organizations and companies to present brands and develop business relationships; for tourism management and promotion agencies and businesses to discuss issues related to the prospects for the country's tourism industry in the future.

The fair includes 250 stands from businesses, tourism management and promotion agencies from 47 cities and provinces and six countries and territories.

On the same day, in Hanoi, the Vietnam Digital Media Association, Institute for Policy Research and Communication Development (IPS), Oxfam in Vietnam co-hosted a seminar titled “Digital Transformation and Data Governance in health ”.

According to the president of the Vietnam Digital Media Association, Nguyen Minh Hong, the digital transformation is an irreversible trend and is developing strongly in all areas of social life. In healthcare, digital transformation is playing an important role in testing, treatment and healthcare, as evidenced during the COVID -19 outbreak. Digital transformation activities significantly contribute to the implementation of the tasks of government, organizations and businesses, and to minimizing the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

During the seminar, delegates discussed and shared information on data governance in the public sector, assessed personal data protection in the health sector, ethical and political aspects in data governance. They also mentioned the perspectives and challenges in developing medical data management solutions, international experience in building and managing medical data…


The same day, in Ho Chi Minh City, a seminar and an exhibition of companies, digital products “Make in Viet Nam. 2020 - Vibrand 2020 ”with the theme“ A brand of the information technology, electronics and telecommunications industry in Vietnam in the context of the 4.0 industrial revolution ”.

In 2019 the total revenue of the ICT industry reached $ 112.3 billion, of which exports accounted for $ 91.5 billion, an annual increase of 10%. -VNA