Ho Chi Minh City exhibited at ITB ASIA 2022 and held a Vietnam Seminar – Ho Chi Minh City Tourism in Singapore
This is the first overseas tourism promotion event organized by Ho Chi Minh City after more than 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to contribute to the “restart” of international tourism as well as to pursue the objectives set before the epidemic, the event is an opportunity to promote Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City tourism among friends.
SINGAPORE – ITB Asia – one of Asia’s leading tourism fairs open from October 19 to 21, 2022 at Sands Exhibition and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The 15th edition of ITB Asia attracted over 80 National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) and Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs). Under the anchor theme, “Go Big & Go Forward: The Travel Industry on the Road to Recovery and Growth“, travel leaders who are at the top of their respective industries will share their insights on key trends and how to stay competitive and quickly maximize growth potential.
This is the first overseas tourism promotion event that Ho Chi Minh City getting organized after more than 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to contribute to the “restart” of international tourism as well as to pursue the objectives set before the epidemic, the event is an opportunity to promote Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City tourism among friends. international market, attracting more tourists with a stable economy, high expenditure and intellectual level, and long-term stay. Singapore’s tourism market before the COVID-19 outbreak was seen as an important visitor market with the potential to make a great contribution to the tourist flow to Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh City in particular. As of March 2022, all destinations in Vietnam are open, no self-isolation is required, and all regulations regarding COVID-19 testing required before entering will be suspended. to international visitors, and the government has reinstated its pre-COVID-19 visa policy. Thus, Ho Chi Minh City has become the ideal destination for Bleisure travelers in Vietnam. In September 2022, Ho Chi Minh City was named “Asia’s Best Business Travel Destination” by the World Travel Awards, two consecutive years to be “Asia’s Best MICE Destination” by MICE Global Awards.
The Ho Chi Minh City delegation is headed by Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa – Director of the Tourism Department of Ho Chi Minh City, with Ms. Nguyen Cam Tu – Director of Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Center, officials of Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Department and City Tourism Promotion Center, Vietnam Airlines, Saigontourist Group, Vietravel Group, SACO Travel, TSTourist NovaTravel, Wink Hotel, Capella Cruise, Anatara Phan Thiet Resort, Silk Path Hotels and much more.
At the Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Booth located at H55, international buyers and professional visitors will experience a variety of activities: the inauguration ceremony; meeting with Vietnam Airlines in Singapore; meeting with Traveloka; meeting between international sellers and buyers thanks to the pre-appointment system… providing the latest tourist information; distribution of many publications and gifts from Ho Chi Minh City; enjoy the performance of ethnic musical instruments, especially the “tò he” sculpture – a traditional toy for children in Vietnam which is made from glutinous rice powder as an edible figurine and paint on conical hats . The Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City booth showcased and presented new tourism products and services, showcasing 5-star hotels, cuisine, typical restaurants, one-day experience tours by yacht, helicopter…
As part of the program, the Ministry of Tourism had a meeting with the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore to find effective solutions to promote Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City tourism to attract Singaporeans and expatriates who work in Singapore.
The Tourism Department of Ho Chi Minh City was delighted to be able to count on solid partners: Vietnam Airlines as Official Airlines; Traveloka, Trip.com and PRNewswire as Official Media Partners.