HCMC Travel Expo to become national event

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the government to make the annual Ho Chi Minh City International Travel Expo into a major national event.

HCM City International Travel Expo will promote destinations, world heritage sites and tourism products of four countries namely Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.  (Photo: KK)
The 7th International Travel Expo 2011 entitled “Four countries, one destination” will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7 on September 14-17.

The Expo aims to introduce new travel destinations, world heritage sites and tourism products of four countries namely Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. It is also a platform for domestic and foreign enterprises to meet and seek business opportunities.

The Expo has more than 300 display booths of local tourist companies and 347 foreign travel companies from 47 countries such as the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Russia, Australia, Japan, South Korea, China, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

A seminar on tourism investment and promotion will be one of the highlights of the event which is expected to lure about 160 domestic and foreign investors.

By M.Hanh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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