As many as 535 companies from 24 countries and territories will join the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) Hanoi 2016, to be held from April 14th to 17th at the Giang Vo Exhibition Center.
Vu The Binh, Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, released this information in a press conference on February 22nd.
The press conference. (Photo: CPV)
The Vietnam Tourism Association said that after three consecutive shows in 2013, 2014 and 2015, VITM Hanoi is recognized as Vietnam's leading tourism show and is one of the largest in the region.
This year's event, themed “Vietnam - Paradise of sea and island tourism”, will introduce thousands of products on Vietnam’s tourism in general, and sea and island tourism in particular, contributing to attracting more foreign tourists to the country as well as increasing domestic visitors to Vietnam’s sea and island areas.
The organizing board said that the 535 registered companies include 220 travel businesses, 121 hotels and resorts, 123 tourism and service businesses, 60 tourism management agencies, associations and promotion centers, and 11 airlines.
As of February 18th, organizers received official registrations for 465 booths, including 105 by enterprises from 24 countries and territories, and 360 by domestic enterprises. The event is expected to lure about 62,000 visitors.
VITM Hanoi 2016 will offer numerous demand stimulus programs with about 20,000 low-cost air tickets and 15,000 tours with prices discounted by some 20-30%./.
( Compiled by VNF )