HCM City to host International Travel Expo

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 15:18

Visitors at the 13th International Travel Expo HCM City (ITE HCMC). — VNS Photo Thu Hang

The 14th International Travel Expo HCM City (ITE HCMC) will take place from September 6 – 8 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.

The annual event is the largest international travel trade event in the Mekong sub-region, featuring services and products for both inbound and outbound markets.

Attending the event will be more than 300 companies and brands from Australia, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam, among others.

Tourism promotion agencies from 37 cities and provinces will participate in the expo.

The three-day event will feature seminars on key tourist markets and other tourism-related topics such as Introducing Exciting Destinations of Viet Nam, Improving the Effectiveness of Tourism Promotion, Viet Nam – China Tourism Co-operation, Japan Tourism Market, ASEAN Tourism Award, and Accelerating the Use of Blockchain Blocks in the Field of Tourism and Travel.

The last day of the event is open to the public as the Travel Fun Fair Day, and visitors will be enthralled by attractive travel packages, performances and games.

The expo is co-organised by the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism, HCM City’s Department of Tourism, Viet Nam National Trade Fair & Advertising JSC, and Informa Exhibitions.

ITE HCMC is endorsed by the Tourism Alliance of all five countries in the Mekong sub-region: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

It is expected to attract more than 30,000 trade and public visitors. — VNS

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