Hanoi tourism expo attracts more than 300 local businesses
Many vouchers, gifts and tours are being offered to visitors at the expo.

The Vietnam International Tourism Mart (VITM) 2020 with the theme “Digital Transformation for Tourism in Vietnam” has attracted more than 300 businesses with 250 booths introducing products and services at the Hanoi International Center for Exhibition.

 Tourism representatives from 47 provinces and cities nationwide, and six countries and territory (Thailand, Peru, Japan, South Korea, Colombia, and Taiwan (China) attended the event. 

It aims at encouraging businesses and organizations to put forth digital initiatives on tourism activities and boost growth momentum in the coming years.

  In addition, new tourism products will also be introduced at the fair. In particular, travel and aviation businesses offer over 100,000 stimulus tours, 100,000 cheap airline tickets and 1,000 gifts.

Many specialties across the country are being offered at the booths and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy them, besides a host of new tourist products.   


 In addition, the event “Links - the strength of Vietnam's tourism” on November 19 at the Trade Union Conference Center, No. 1A Yet Kieu, Hanoi was held on the sidelines of the fair by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Association of Ho Chi Minh City in coordination with the Vietnam Travel Association, Danang Tourism Association and some other tourism associations.

 On November 20, a workshop will be held to discuss a set of criteria for rating and ranking tourist chefs. Vietnam's tourism industry is currently employing more than 50,000 chefs. The ranking of chefs and other industries related to tourism will contribute to the professionalization of the staff in the sector in line with international standards. 

 Within the fair, a tourism social network will be established for visitors to exchange, consult and evaluate the quality of destinations and tourism products of companies to make the best choice for themselves. 

 In the context of Covid-19, physical contact is not encouraged, so local businesses have to resort to the online method. This fair is the beginning of the process of digital transformation to boost tourism, according to the Organizing Board of the fair.

 The event provides a new approach for businesses to identify the development path of tourism industry.

 The fair will last until November 21, 2020.

TAG: Hanoi tourism expo VITM 2020 VNAT
Other news
20:23, 2021/23/18
Photo of the day: Whale rescued in Vietnam
Whale or "Ca Ong" (Lord Whale) in Vietnamese is considered a deity who helps fishermen overcome all hazards at sea.
18:13, 2021/13/18
Fragrance of Alstonia Scholaris in Hanoi's Autumn
The fragrance of Alstonia Scholaris has become a subject of romantic, wistful nostalgia among Hanoians who have had to live far away from the city for a long time.
16:13, 2021/13/12
Hanoi’s young rice making village enters a new season
After nearly two months of standstill due to the Covid-19 pandemic, villagers from Me Tri trade village are returning to their traditional job of making com or young glutinous rice as Covid-19 restrictions have been eased.
19:49, 2021/49/08
Hanoi celebrates 67 years of liberation
Hanoi celebrates its 67th anniversary of liberation (October 10, 1954 - October 10, 2021). It is an inspiration for generations of Hanoians as remembering the city’s glorious and heroic victory each year.
21:58, 2021/58/06
Images of Saigon via paintings on cardboards
Ho Chi Minh City-based painter Nguyen Viet Cuong has recorded the activities of frontline forces and Saigonese during the social distancing period.
18:00, 2021/00/01
The maintenance of Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge is underway
The 120-year-old old bridge is currently under maintenance that covers around 4,600 meters long of railings and spans.