“Tourist Forum” Seminar

Mr. La Quoc Khanh is speaking in the seminar. (Photo: K.K)

The “Tourist Forum” seminar, attended by tourism managers, enterprises and tourists, took place ebulliently in Dam Sen Park on April 22, 2006.

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism in cooperation with the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper opened the column “Tourist Forum” to receive ideas, suggestions on the improvement of the city’s tourism from everyone, tourists, businessmen and overseas Vietnamese alike. There were 37 suggestions sent to the forum and 12 of them were published by the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper.

According to Mr. La Quoc Khanh, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, it is an endeavor of tourism managers to organize the forum to publicize prestige brand names in tourism, and to receive ideas, suggestions and reflections from tourists. With these opinions, tourist enterprises will improve the quality of their services.

Most attendants were interested in solutions to Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism development, especially in managing procedures, environment, seasonal tour guides, infrastructure, security and Ho Chi Minh City’s typical tourist products.

The seminar was attended by HCMC tourism authorities and SGGP representatives and several news agents, contributors of “Tourist Forum”, tourist companies and students of tourism of universities. Three best prizes for contributors to the forum will be announced in a ceremony at Dam Sen Park on April 23, 2006.

Reported by Kim Khanh

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