VGP - The ninth Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM Hanoi 2021) is taking place in Ha Noi.
Under the theme “New Normal - New Opportunities”, the VITM 2021 aims to encourage tourists nationwide to resume their travelling habits.
Addressing the event, Vu The Binh, vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, emphasized that the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to affect major economic areas globally, especially the tourism industry.
Experts have underscored the importance of conducting fundamental changes to management work in tourism activities such as applying modern technology whilst gradually turning the tourism industry into a digital economy.
According to organizers, around 450 exhibitors from 40 cities and provinces in Viet Nam and four regional countries and territories including Thailand, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and Taiwan (China) registered to set up some 350 booths at the VITM.
Along with activities aimed at stimulating demand, the event is expected to offer an opportunity to allow travel firms to introduce destinations and tourism services through booths, press conferences, and seminars.
Furthermore, visitors also had the opportunity to gain greater insights into special tours for individuals and families through the event.
Within the framework of the VITM, the National Travel Forum 2021 will take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh from April 14 to April 15.
During the course of the forum, delegates are expected to analyze the importance of stimulating domestic tourism whilst proposing solutions to accelerate tourism development in Viet Nam and designing new tour packages for Ninh Binh province.
By Vien Nhu