A domestic travel agency called Viet Nam Festival Travel (Festival), which was founded in 1985, has contributed greatly to the Viet Nam tourism industry. As a member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), and American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Festival can organize domestic and international travel, inbound and outbound tours, hotel reservations, and much more.
“With over 20 years of experience in the travel industry, we take pride in arranging services so that our customers can “your travel smiles” a company official said. “Your travel smiles” is the company slogan.
Readers of the magazine Sai Gon Tiep Thi selected Festival as the best tourism company of 2005. Festival was also selected in 2005 as “one of the most successful enterprises to run tours to Malaysia” by the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Department. This year Festival was recognized as “one of the top 500 travel companies in Viet Nam” by the Viet Nam Commerce and Industry Department.
In the last couple months, Festival has welcomed over 11,000 visitors, with a profit increase of 19% from last year. Of these tourists, over 70% are foreigners; the majority being Japanese, Korean, American, English, and French.