Netin Company Limited (Netin Travel, headquartered in Dong Hoi City), is an international travel agency with more than 10 years of experience in tourism activities. With a commitment to bring the best service to customers, over the years, Netin Travel has regularly explored and developed many new programs and products. In particular, the company is one of the pioneers in doing “responsible tourism” in Quang Binh.
“Community” to overcome difficulties
Like many travel businesses of the country in general and Quang Binh in particular, Netin Travel has just experienced extremely difficult years due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In that context, many businesses are forced to stop or suspend operations when the source of customers is not available. However, Netin Travel with reasonable calculations can still continue to maintain its activities and gradually overcome difficulties. Director of Netin Travel Tran Xuan Cuong shared: “Along with the great efforts of the company’s staff, we are fortunate to have the dedicated help of provincial leaders, tourism industry and colleagues. It is important that in the most difficult times, we, the tourism workers, know how to unite, “community” together to find ways to overcome together…”
According to Mr. Tran Xuan Cuong, during the Covid-19 epidemic, in addition to exploring and deploying new tourism products, suitable to the circumstances, Netin Travel promotes activities to promote the image of Quang Binh tourism and participate in fighting the Covid-19 epidemic. As an active member of Quang Binh Travel Club, Netin Travel has been present in most of the activities to introduce and promote tourism destinations and products of Quang Binh to domestic and foreign tourists.
In particular, in 2022, Netin Travel joins Quang Binh Travel Club to implement the program “Quang Binh people contribute fish to Ho Chi Minh City”, sharing with the people here to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic; invite KOLs (Key Opinion Leader) to promote Quang Binh tourism.
Currently, Netin Travel is actively participating in implementing the project to promote Quang Binh tourism in winter-spring destination and “Quang Binh Lookbook in winter-spring”. This is a non-profit community project for the overall development of the tourism industry and supports the tourism community, domestic and foreign tourists can find the most specific and interesting images and information about Quang Binh tourism in winter-spring. Along with that, Netin Travel also actively participates in tourism stimulus programs after Covid-19 and tourism promotion activities organized by the Department of Tourism, Quang Binh Tourism Association, such as: Participating in the tourism stimulus alliance of the province and of tour operators in the Central region, 10-20% discount on tour prices; participating in Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Fair 2022, VITM Hanoi International Tourism Fair 2022…
“It can be said that actively participating in these responsible “community” activities has helped Netin Travel overcome the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the most difficult times, if standing alone, “everyone’s house lights are shining”, it will definitely be difficult to survive. Therefore, in business, Netin Travel always upholds the “community” and tourism must have a common responsibility …”, Mr. Tran Xuan Cuong emphasized.
Responsibility to the “community”
When the Covid-19 epidemic has been controlled, the tourism market is vibrant again, thanks to careful preparation, Netin Travel has promptly caught up, continuing to affirm its position as one of the leading tourism enterprises of the province. Netin Travel received the Certificate of Merit from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism for its outstanding achievements in building and organizing tourism activities in the locality in 2022. This is the basis for believing in an even stronger “acceleration” in the new phase of Netin Travel. Director of Netin Travel Tran Xuan Cuong added that over the past time, the company has organized many tours associated with the community, contributing to preserving, preserving and promoting the cultural identity of ethnic minorities, creating more jobs, increasing income, contributing to sustainable poverty reduction for people. Currently, the company is being assigned by the Provincial People’s Committee to manage and operate the tourist route: Explore nature, learn about the culture of the Bru-Van Kieu community in Quang Ninh and Le Thuy districts. The company has recruited and employed 20 local personnel in activities, such as: Navigational support, luggage porter, cooking, security guard … help people have more stable income.
During the operation, Netin Travel also guides and trains more professional skills for local people so that in the future, those personnel will take over the part of the tour. Along with that, Netin Travel organized guidance, training and together with Bru-Van Kieu relatives in Kim Thuy commune (Le Thuy) to build a homestay to develop community tourism, create more livelihoods, improve income for people here.
“By bringing indigenous people (Bru-Van Kieu people), and their cultural identities directly involved in tourism activities, Netin Travel is identified as a new development direction of the company. This helps the company contribute to the preservation of natural and cultural heritage; creating many economic benefits and improving the welfare of local people. It is also a “responsibility” to the community for Netin to develop sustainable tourism …”, Mr. Tran Xuan Cuong affirmed.
With outstanding contributions in tourism activities, over the past time, Netin Travel has received many certificates of merit from all levels and industries. In 2019, the company was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Vietnam Tourism Association for its outstanding achievements in the activities of the Quang Binh Tourism Association, contributing to the construction and development of tourism in Quang Binh province for the term 2014-2019. In 2020 and 2022, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism awarded the Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievements in building and organizing tourism activities in the locality.( According to Quang Binh news)