VNAT organizes Viet Nam Tourism Roadshow in Hong Kong

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On 14 December 2015, at Regal Hong Kong Hotel, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) collaborated with the Consulate General of Viet Nam in Hong Kong - Macau (China) and Vietnam Airlines branch in Hong Kong to organize Viet Nam Tourism Roadshow to promote Viet Nam tourism in Hong Kong – one of the most important intermediate points in Asia.

Deputy Director General of VNAT Ha Van Sieu speaks at the Viet Nam Tourism Roadshow


The roadshow attracted the participation of 35 tourism enterprises of Hong Kong including reputable names such as Hong Thai Travel, Wing On Travel,


In his opening speech, Mr. Ha Van Sieu - Deputy Director General of VNAT introduced new policies facilitating international travels to Viet Nam, including visa waiver policy for citizens of UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The roadshow aims to attract citizens of these 5 Western European countries who are residing in Hong Kong traveling to Viet Nam. The number of Hong Kong tourists and other nationals in Hong Kong to Viet Nam has increased in recent years.


On the same day, VNAT’s delegation participated in the 2nd ASEAN Development Forum. The first ASEAN Development Forum held by Xinhua News Agency in December 2014 in Hong Kong with the theme of “Building a mutually trusted community with common destiny” was attended by ASEAN Secretariat, government officials, experts, scholars, and business people from ASEAN countries. Following the success of the first edition, the 2nd ASEAN Development Forum was organized in Hong Kong to build post-2015 development strategy of ASEAN and discuss about opportunities and challenges in promoting the initiative of "cohesion and development path". At the forum, officials, scholars and business representatives of ASEAN countries, Hong Kong and mainland China discussed the contents of tourism cooperation, tourism development...


At the forum, Mr. Ha Van Sieu delivered a speech on enhancing tourism information exchange between China and ASEAN.