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World Tourism Day 2019: Tourism and Jobs - A better Future for All

Official Message by the Secretary-General, UNWTO, Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili

Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia
Growing trade feud between Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is redrawing the map of Asian tourism, with the RoK and Chinese travelers avoiding previously popular destinations like Japan and Hong Kong for Southeast Asia, according to the Japan’s Nikkei Asia Review.
Workshop seeks to preserve cultural heritages during development
A workshop titled “Heritage Preservation & Economic Development” was held by the Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) on September 11 in the framework of the Italian Design Day 2019.
Pushing promotion of Cao Bang GeoPark
(TITC) - In order to enhance the promotion of Cao Bang Geopark, from 12-15 Septemper 2019, the Ministry of Information and Communications in coordination with Cao Bang People's Committee will organize a tourism fieldtrip for media agencies.
Two World Heritage sites celebrate 20 years of UNESCO recognition
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the central province of Quang Nam for its efforts to preserve the world heritage sites of Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary over the 20 years since their recognition by the UNESCO.
Travel programme promotes Viet Nam’s image to the globe
A travel programme namely “Hello World #5” is being held from September 3 to 10 to bring Viet Nam’s image closer to international friends.
International conference discusses smart tourism development in Ho Chi Minh City
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism held an international conference on September 7 to discuss ways to develop tourism development in the city.
Ho Chi Minh City holds great potential for medical tourism
Aside from cultural and historical tourism, Ho Chi Minh City also boasts potential for medical tourism thanks to the concentration of many leading hospitals of Viet Nam, heard a workshop held on September 4.
Forum looks to develop Viet Nam’s tourism startup
Experts gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on September 4 to discuss measures to encourage tourism startups.
Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta promote tourism cooperation
Sustainable tourism linkages between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta are needed to tap the huge tourism potential of the two areas, top leaders have said.
Seminars boost Viet Nam’s tourism cooperation with major markets
A series of seminars on promoting tourism between Viet Nam and major markets took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 5, within the framework of the International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2019.
International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh City 2019 opens
A gala themed “Huong sac Viet Nam” (Soulful Viet Nam) was held by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism on September 4 to kick off the 15th International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh City (ITE-HCMC) 2019.
Creative methods to promote heritages, tourism and new art forms
Viet Nam has more than 60,000 intangible cultural heritages, which are considered as a huge treasure for artistic creativities serving for contemporary life.
Seoul tourism promoted in Ha Noi
The tourism agency of Seoul held an event in Ha Noi on September 3 to promote the capital city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnamese travellers, with the participation of Korean firms and 130 travel and aviation enterprises of Viet Nam.  
Viet Nam introduces destinations to Indonesian tourists, investors
A seminar, themed “Viet Nam – a destination and Indonesia investors”, was held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia on September 3, attracting nearly 100 Indonesian enterprises.