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GOPA Consultants (consortium leader) is a leading European development consultancy and one of the largest groups in Germany. Since its foundation in 1965, the company has delivered more than 3,000 technical assistance assignments in 130 countries for major international donors. The company's reputation for excellence is built on more than forty-five years of successful and reliable implementation of technical assistance projects in developing and transition economies.

GOPA’s experience of implementing successfully large and complex EU-funded projects combined with the technical know-how in tourism development and working experience in Vietnam -having worked here for the past 12 years- enables GOPA to quickly respond to the needs of the ESRT-programme and to deliver consulting services aiming at promoting environmentally and socially responsible tourism as part of Vietnam’s Tourism Sector Strategy.

As part of the consortium, GOPAs’ partners GRM, ATC and Vision, are actively involved in the programme implementation especially in the mobilisation of highly qualified tourism experts.

GRM International is a leading international development management company specialised in the provision of project design, management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. GRM has managed numerous projects in the tourism development sector, many of them in South-East Asia, including Viet Nam (Mekong Tourism Development Project).

Since 1985, Austrian Tourism Consultants (ATC) has successfully implemented over 550 complex and innovative tourism consulting projects worldwide in about 60 countries covering all five continents. In Vietnam, ATC provided Technical Assistance for the Human Resources Development in Tourism (Teacher Training Project–EU-funded).

Established in 1999, Vision & Associates is recognised as a leading legal and consulting firm in Viet Nam. With regard to the implementation of this project, Vision contributes local knowledge and offers efficient support skills and backup facilities within its networks.

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