Vietnam’s tourism promoted in China
Updated : Wednesday, October 03, 2018 11:32 AM (GMT+0700)

Vietnam’spopular destinations and excellent tourism products will be brought closer toChinese friends through a promotion campaign launched by the Vietnam NationalAdministration of Tourism (VNAT) in Guangxi province’s Nanning city andGuangdong province’s Shenzhen city.

Clear blue skies and cobalt seas at Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam. Nha Trang is an increasingly
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The event will take place inthe Chinese localities from October 22-27 as part of the national tourismpromotion programme in 2018.

Over the past few years,China has been an important market for Vietnamese tourism. There were 4 millionChinese nationals visiting Vietnam in 2017, accounting for 30 percent of allforeign travellers to Vietnam. In the first nine months of this year, thenumber of Chinese arrivals to Vietnam surged 29.7 percent.

Ha Long Bay, Da Nang, andNha Trang have been the most popular sites amongst Chinese visitors. 

Other activities will alsobe held to promote local tourism, including a project recently approved by theMinistry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to organise the Vietnam InternationalTravel Mart-VITM, pushing it as an important international and national tourismevent.

From 2020, the fair willtake place in April every year, creating opportunities for localities,organisations, and enterprises to popularise their tourism products and developbusiness. It is also expected to enhance Vietnam’s tourism image, contributingtowards developing tourism into a spearhead economy for the nation.

In an effort to promotetourism in the southwest region, the VNAT and travel companies in the north,central, Central Highlands, and south are surveying tourism products in Ho ChiMinh City, Long An, Dong Thap, An Giang, Ca Mau, Soc Trang, and Can Tho fromSeptember 28 to October 10.

They will be exploring thefamous tourist attractions of Tan Lap floating village, Tan Quy Dong flowervillage, Tram Chim National Park, and Ba Chua Xu Temple. 

During the survey, the VNATwill also chair talks discussing the potential, advantages, and orientation tobranch out regional tourism products.


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