Boosting tourism cooperation between Viet Nam and ASEAN countries

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(TITC) – From September 22-29, 2018, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in collaboration with Vietnamese Embassies in ASEAN countries and airlines organized promotional programs in 3 countries of Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Vice Chairman of VNAT Ngo Hoai Chung spoke at the roadshow in Indonesia

With the theme of “Charming Vietnam – Endless experience”, the programs introduced Viet Nam’s prominent tourism products including marine tourism, cultural tourism, eco-tourism which could be able to bring exciting experience to tourists.

The events attracted hundreds of participants from local tourism authorities, businesses and media agencies. This was a good opportunity to boost tourism cooperation between Viet Nam with 3 ASEAN countries in fields of tourism promotion, investment and tourist exchange.

Overall view of the roadshow in Indonesia

At the programs, representative of VNAT informed about Viet Nam tourism performance in 2018. Specially, Viet Nam was honored as “Asia’s leading destination” at the 25th annual World Tourism Awards (WTA). Viet Nam reinforced its position as a safe, attractive and hospitality tourism destination in the world. Viet Nam delegation also informed about the significant event of ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2019) to be held in Ha Long, Quang Ninh from 14-18 January 2019.

In the framework of the programs, VNAT’s delegation met with national tourism authorities of the 3 ASEAN countries. Besides, many activities were also held such as press conference, business-to-business (B2B) meetings, art performance, etc.

VNAT delegation met Ministry of Tourism of Philippines

Attending the events, the delegates had a chance to received valuable gifts from Vietnamese tourism businesses as package tours to leading destinations in Viet Nam, vouchers of accommodation or health care services, etc.

Thanh Tam