Tourism Thứ ba, 03/04/2018 14:44

VITM Hanoi 2018 attracts 60,000 visitors

The sixth Vietnam International Travel Mart - VITM Hanoi 2018, which took place from March 29th to April 1st at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace at No.91 Tran Hung Dao street, drew about 60,000 visitors.

Visitors ask for package tour information at the VITM Hanoi 2018
Visitors ask for package tour information at the VITM Hanoi 2018

The event featured over 500 pavilions of 675 firms, including 112 of trade promotion agencies of 21 countries and territories, with the participation of around 3,000 entrepreneurs.

Travel businesses of Vietnam and other countries introduced their products at the event. Statistics of 21 travel agencies showed that a total 29,300 guests booked their package tours worth VND245 billion (USD10.74 million).

A survey conducted by the organisers have showed that 81.2 percent of participating units said they were satisfied with the VITM 2018, and 74.5 percent of them will continue to join the event in the future.

Under the theme of “Online travel, Vietnam tourism looks toward the fourth industrial revolution,” the VITM 2018 had numerous activities encouraging enterprises to gain access to and grasp business opportunities in the digital era.

Outstanding businesses and individuals who made contribution to Vietnam’s tourism development were honoured at the event, including 12 leading travel agents in 2017.

Vietnam aims to serve between 15 - 17 million foreigners and 78 million domestic travellers this year, with total revenue expected to hit VND620 trillion (USD27.28 billion), up 21.35 percent year on year.

(Source: CPV)


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