Saigontourist affirming the leading position in Vietnam tourism industryThursday, April 20,2017
AsemconnectVietnam - The Vietnam tourism industry has been contributing to local economic restructuring and exportation; preserving and promoting cultural and natural heritage values; creating more jobs and improving people's lives; speeding up international integration and popularizing the country and people.
Saigontourist, founded in August 1975, currently operates more than 100 hotels, resorts, restaurants, travel companies and amusement centres across the country. After 42 years of construction and development, Saigontourist has affirmed its leadership in the tourism industry in Vietnam, and contributed significantly to tourism development of Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam. Saigontourist annually serves millions of customers, earns more than VND19 trillion of revenue and VND4,550 billion of profit, and pays more than VND3,500 billion to the State Budget.
Saigontourist’s core values are “Prestige of a leading tourism and hotel brand in Vietnam and the region; a long-standing cultural foundation imbued with national identity; diverse, standard and exclusive product and service system; and hospitality and professionalism, responsibility, dedication to satisfying diverse, high-grade needs of customers.”
Saigontourist steadfasts with the vision, mission and core values. But, Saigontourist will also be flexible with actual market developments and the changes in corporate restructuring process. The business philosophy of Saigontourist is, in addition to creating profit for owner / company, it also aims to benefit employees, customers, and the community. And, the business motto is fair competition for all economic sectors.
During the 2017 - 2020 period, Saigontourist will focus on carrying out three strategic stages “Technology - Brand - Sustainability” to affirm its leading position in the tourism industry, one of famous brands in the region in such fields as accommodation, food and drink, travel and entertainment, and help turn tourism into a leading economic sector of Ho Chi Minh City and the country. Saigontourist will develop towards integration, sustainability and efficiency in association with community interests.
Saigontourist will make every effort to surpass the business targets set for 2020: Gross revenue of VND32 trillion, up 12 per cent on average, gross profit of VND8 trillion, up over 10 per cent, and tax payment of VND4,400 billion, up over 10 per cent.