VIETNAM TOURISM STARTUP ACCELERATION PROGRAM
Follow the success of VTS 2017 program with 3 ideas are being incubated, Songhan Incubator continues to organize VTS 2018 with a variety of potentials for startups, especially in the tourism sector.
VTS 2018 was set up to select the creative talents, incubate tourism startups, diversify, visualize tourism products and bring the brand new motivation for the national tourism. Anyone in the age of 18 to 35 and startups with strong passion on tourism and doing startups can take part in the program. Especially, those ideas and projects in the Middle region, and projects in VTS 2017 are encouraged.
VTS 2018 has started with the training course “SHi Startup Inspiration VTS 2018” the first (25 – 26/10/17) which attracts the participation of a number of the youth who are passionate about startups in Danang.
We will have another 10 free courses in Danang and also in Hue, Hochiminh, Hanoi, Nha Trang. Be ready and prepared for the ideas to be submitted in our Startup Program. VTS 2018 hopes to bring about meaningful opportunities for all of you who are eager to learn and integrate with startup environment and to contribute to promote the entrepreneurial spirit of the nation.
Students of universities and colleges across the country with start-up ideas and projects.
Young generation of provinces and cities nationwide with start-up ideas and projects.
Small and medium-sized enterprises and enterprises operated legally in Vietnam.
Overseas students who are studying or working abroad with the ideas to develop tourism in Vietnam.
Group 1: Accommodation facilities (hotels, home stay, motels, etc.), restaurants, etc.
Group 2: Transportation, travel and tour guide.
Group 3: Tourist services, entertainment, sightseeing relating to health care, beauty care, conferences and workshop organizing, cultural activities, festivals, history, art performances, exhibition museums and traditional villages.
Group 4: Communications, advertisement and tourism brands.
Group 5: Trade in Goods to serve tourists as souvenirs, typical products of the destination, etc.
Group 6: Training, consulting, destination management, tourism environmental solutions.
THE LEVELS OF IDEAS
In order to create the diversity and advantages for contestants, submissions can be in many different levels from ideas, solutions to practical completion. Therefore, startup ideas and projects requires to belong to two following groups:
Level idea & scientific research: innovative ideas are researched theoretically but have not been developed into practical solutions.
Level service & solution: innovative ideas and projects have been checked in market, developed to be the perfect products & services but not yet commercialized well.