Hanoi 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).
1. 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.
2. Popularize and promote the domestic and international tourist markets. Create the legal environment for tourism development.
3. 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.
4. Organize training courses on management and professional techniques such as traveling and hotel services for local enterprises.