Asian cities join tourism exhibition

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM GMT+7

VGP - The 16th Tourism Promotion Council of Asia (CPTA) member cities exhibition was held in Ha Noi on September 8.

The exhibition is one of the important activities of the 16th CPTA meeting. With the theme “Ha Noi: Connection - Cooperation – Development”, the event attracted the participation of tourism enterprises of CPTA member cities.

Stalls run by Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Manila, Jakarta, and Ha Noi, feature images of their local charm and cultural activities. Air tickets with attracting prices to these locations are also on offer.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, President of the CPTA Yuji Fujita said CPTA members gather on an annual basis to put forth ideas and conduct tourism promotion activities together.

He hoped Ha Noi residents and tourists to the event can find useful information on the destinations they are looking forward to visit.

Once a year, 10 member cities join the conference to come up with ideas and conduct tourism promotion activities together. “In 2017, CPTA launched a competition to look for beautiful photos. As a result, there are many people who attend this event, there by contributing to the promotion of tourism attraction of each city,” said the chairman of CPTA.

Director of the Hanoi Tourism Department Tran Duc Hai said the exhibition fosters connectivity and experience exchanges for the development of sustainable tourism.

The CPTA gathers the state tourism management agencies of 10 Asian cities, namely Tokyo (Japan), Bangkok (Thailand), New Delhi (India), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Jakarta (Indonesia), Seoul (Republic of Korea), Taipei (Taiwan), Metropolitan Manila (Philippines), Tomsk (Russia), and Ha Noi.

This was the fourth time that Ha Noi has hosted the meeting.