At the event (Source: VNA)
 
Lang Son (VNA) – A ceremony was held in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son on March 4 to launch its official tourism portal and application for use on mobile phones, following an eight-month pilot.

The portal is available at http://langsontourism.com.vn.

The activity is part of a strategic cooperation agreement between the provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) for the 2015-2020 period.

The portal and application will update with information on tourist destinations, shopping outlets, local events, accommodation, restaurants, and travel agencies and services.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Xuan Huyen asked the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism; the Department of Information and Telecommunications; and VNPT Lang Son to work closely together to upgrade IT infrastructure as well as improve technological application to better serve investors, businesses, and domestic and foreign tourists.

On the occasion, the VNPT presented 200 million VND (8,600 USD) to a community-based tourism development programme in Mong An commune, Binh Gia district.–VNA