DPRK-USA Summit – significant opportunity for Viet Nam tourism

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(TITC) – On 25 February 2019, in Ha Noi, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) organized a press conference on the occasion of the DPRK-USA Summit to be held in Ha Noi on 27-28 February.

Vice Chairman of VNAT Ha Van Sieu emphasized that the global event of DPRK-USA Summit receiving the attention of the whole world offers historical opportunity to promote stunning images of the Vietnamese country and people to international friends.

VNAT coordinated with Viet Nam Association of Tourism (VITA) to implement promotional activities like preparing information desk on Viet Nam tourism at the International Media Centre, providing free tours for international reporters and tourists… All best and thoughtful preprarations by Viet Nam tourism aim at promoting Ha Noi and Viet Nam as a peaceful, friendly and hospitable destination, informed Mr. Sieu.

There will be about 3,000 international reporters from media agencies worldwide coming to Viet Nam to propagandize this global event and introduce Ha Noi, Viet Nam. They will have the occasion to explore attractions, unique tourist products and services of Ha Noi and some destinations in Viet Nam. VNAT and VITA selected Hanoitourist and Saigontourist to organize such free tours for international reporters as Ha Noi city tour, Café Ha Noi, Bat Trang, Ha Long, Ninh Binh…

Vice Chairman Ha Van Sieu delivering speech at the press conference

VNAT also provided information on Viet Nam tourism (videos, Viet Nam Tour Guide e-publication), connecting website (www.vietnam.travel) with the international press registration page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (https://dprk-usasummit2019.mofa.gov.vn).

At the International Media Centre, in collaboration with the Department of International Cooperation (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism), VNAT set up exhibition space for introducing heritage and destinations of all regions in Viet Nam; trying 360-degree virtual reality experience of Vietnamese attractive destinations; giving souvenirs to reporters.

After the event, VNAT will organize a series of tourism promotional campaigns in the US, Russia, Korea and Japan, where VNAT will introduce the host of DPRK-USA Summit in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

Hong Nhung