Attending the opening ceremony were Mr. Mai Tien Dung - Deputy Director of Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Hanoi DCST) and representatives of the ESRT Programme. This training workshop was the result of a Memorandum of Agreement between the ESRT Programme and Hanoi DCST. There were 24 participants from Visitor Supporting Centre and Tourist Information Booth at Noi Bai airport, several tourist information booths in Hanoi and a number of functional sections of Hanoi DCST.
The training workshop will take place in three days from May 14 to May 16, 2014. This is the fifth training workshop organised by the ESRT Programme, after four training workshops were organised in significant tourism centres and destinations in 2013, namely Hoi An ancient town, Phong Nha - Ke Bang national park, Dong Van karst plateau global geopark and Danang city respectively.
Under the direction of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the ESRT Programme has planned to conduct at least ten additional training workshops for tourism centres nationwide from now until mid - 2015.
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