Administration of Tourism (HNAT) was
set up by Decision No. 1216/QĐ-UB date 21 June 1994 of
the Hanoi People’s Committee. It is in charge of
administering all tourism activities in Hanoi. The
Department operates under the direct management of the
Hanoi People’s Committee, as well as professional
direction, guidance and supervision of the Vietnam
National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Prepare long term and short-term plans and
projects to develop tourism activities in Hanoi, based
on the national and provincial socio-economic
development and the industry’s strategies, for the
approval of the Hanoi People’s committee and the Vietnam
National Administration of Tourism.
Popularize and promote the domestic and
international tourist markets. Create the legal
environment for tourism development.
Supervise activities of travel agencies to make
sure that they are in line with the government policies
and the city’s regulations, take actions against their
illegal operations within the department’s jurisdiction.
Organize training courses on management and
professional techniques such as traveling and hotel
services for local enterprises.