Vietnam attends tour expo in RoK

A show of Vietnamese traditional ao dai (long robe) was part of activities to open the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Tour Expo 2011 in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Daegu city, one of the three largest tourism fairs in the East Asian country.

Vietnam introduced the images of its landscape, people and information on tours and flights to the country at the expo which opened on April 15.

The Vietnamese Embassy's booth at the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Tour Expo 2011
Addressing the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to RoK Tran Trong Toan welcomed the organisation of cultural exchange activities between the Vietnam and RoK to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation in many fields, including culture, tourism and fashion.

Last year, 520,000 RoK tourists visited Vietnam .

The expo drew the participation of more than 200 businesses and organisations with 400 booths and is expected to attract 68,000 visitors.

Daegu-Gyeongbuk Tour Expo 2011 will last until April 18.

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