This year’s event themed "A tourist gateway to Asia” is expected to attract around 350 display booths of hundreds of local firms in 45 cities and provinces nationwide and foreign enterprises from countries and territories worldwide; 258 international buyers, 50 media agencies; 35,000 visitors as well as create over 6,000 business exchanges.
Highlights of the festival are a seminar on development of inbound travel market, MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) sector, helath and green tourism.
Started in 2005, the ITE has become one of the leading travel events in Vietnam and the region with expanded scale and diversified activities, such as exhibition, meeting between Buyer and Seller and others, promotional programs.
The event is an opportunity for travel agents, hotels and representatives from tourism promotion agencies to publicize their brands and offer tourist products to local and international travelers.
The annual event is co-organized by the HCMC People’s Committee, the municipal Department of Tourism, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company (VINEXAD) and Informa Exhibitions.