Vietnam attends tourism fair in Russia

Vietnam is participating in the 10th International Travel Fair Intourmarket (ITM) 2015, which officially opened at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow, Russia on March 14.

Deputy Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) led the attending Vietnamese delegation.

In ITM 2015, the VNAT is introducing the promotion campaign “Vietnam- Timeless Charm”, activities of the “Connecting World Heritage” National Tourism Year 2015, and specific tourism options such as sea and island tourism; oceanic cultural tourism; m eeting, incentive, convention, and exhibition (MICE) tourism ; and eco-tourism.

The annual fair, supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism and the Moscow City Committee for Tourism and Hotel Industry, aims to create opportunities for Russian and international tourism businesses to exchange and partner.

In 2014, Russia was one of the top 10 visiting nations to Vietnam with nearly 365,000 travellers, up 22.4 percent from to 2013.

The ITM 2015 will run through March 17, 2015

Source:VNA

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