Saigontourist Travel Service Company served over 180,000 foreign visitors from January to September, a year-on-year pickup of more than 130%, far higher than the local tourism industry’s average of 10.5%.
A trade fair on sea tourism opened on 29 September in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan. The six-day fair has around 170 booths with various products, plus an area with local and international food dishes, including specialites of Binh Thuan Province.
(TITC) - As scheduled, from 5 – 8 November 2012, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in collaboration with Vietnam Airlines will participate in World Travel Market 2012 (WTM 2012) at International Exhibition Center Excel – London, United Kingdom (UK) to promote images of the country and Vietnamese people to international friends. This is one of the Viet Nam tourism promotion activities in National Tourism Promotion Program 2012.
The third festival of Vietnamese culture and tourism got underway in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 8 as part of a range of activities marking the 20 th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic ties.
A selection of 145 films from 25 domestic and 42 overseas studios will be shown at the sixth Vietnam International Cinema, Television and Sports and Tourism (FICTS) Festival, which will take place in Hanoi from July 4-7.
The Vietnam Embassy in Japan, in coordination with the Hanoi Women Business Association (HWBA) held a seminar on June 8 in Tokyo to strengthen two way trade in handicraft products and call on Japanese businesses to invest more in Vietnam.