Vietnam to host 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 in Ha Long
Vietnam will host the 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Ha Long, a part of the country which is rapidly expanding its already impressive tourism offerings with a new airport and improved infrastructure.
Some 1,500 delegates will attend the ATF 2019, comprising of ministerial, NTO, official meeting delegates, as well as TRAVEX suppliers from across all 10 ASEAN member states, international buyers and media.
ATF TRAVEX, the largest and most diverse annual showcase of ASEAN suppliers, will feature travel industry exhibitors from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, looking to connect with the hosted buyers and media representatives from around the world.
The three-day ATF TRAVEX 2019, which takes place January 16-18, will aggregate 75 official sessions with Vietnam organising a programme packed with numerous social activities including pre and post-show tours, the opening ceremony, welcome reception and dinner, a golf tournament and a farewell party for delegates.
Minister of culture, sports and tourism of Vietnam, H E Nguyen Ngoc Thien, said, “The people of Quang Ninh province are ready to welcome delegates and guests. We are honoured to host ATF and look forward to inviting all visitors to experience the natural beauty and warmth of our people. We are ready to embrace all ASEAN states to drive connectivity and sustainable tourism to Vietnam and the region as one.”