(CPV) – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has announced plans for tourism promotion in 2017.
The announcement aims to help localities, agencies, units and organizations actively carry out tourism promotion activities, as well as assist units to build plans for the promotion.
As planned, the VNAT will join four fairs in Northeast Asia: Korea World Travel Fair on June 24th-26th, JATA Tourism Expo on September 22nd-25th, China International Travel Mart on November 13th-15th, and Taipei (China) International Travel Fair on November 4th-7th; two fairs in Southeast Asia: TRAVEX in the framework of ASEAN Tourism Forum in Singapore on January 18th-24th and TRAVEX 2018 in Thailand; and four fairs in Europe: ITB Berlin 2017 in March, ITB Berlin 2018, Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition on March 22nd-26th, and World Travel Market on November 7th-9th.
For the domestic market, the administration will participate in Vietnam International Travel Mart on April 14th-17th and International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh city on September 8th -10th. It will also coordinate with Fam and press delegations from China, Japan, Europe, the Republic of Korea, Iran and Australia to conduct surveys in Vietnam.
In association with localities, tourism administrations, businesses and airlines, VNAT will organize programs to introduce Vietnam’s tourism in the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Spain, Northern Europe and North America.
In 2017, Vietnam strives to greet 11.5 international arrivals and serve 66 million domestic visitors, grossing a turnover of VND460 trillion. The tourism sector attempts to basically become a spear-head economic sector by 2020./.