The Vietnam International Travel Mart 2022 attracts 40,000 visitors

The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2022 wrapped up in Ha Noi on April 3, drawing over 2,000 businesses and 40,000 visitors.
At the closing ceremony of the VITM 2022 (Source: netnews)
At the closing ceremony of The Vietnam International Travel Mart - VITM 2022. (Photo: Netnews)

The Vietnam International Travel Mart with Themed “New normal – new opportunities for Vietnamese tourism, the event attracted the participation of more than 500 firms from 52 provinces and cities nationwide and six countries and territories, in a special context as the tourism industry has experienced a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and is recovering after the country's full reopening of tourism activities from March 15.

As many as 25 events were held in the framework of the four-day fair, including a forum on Viet Nam’s tourism recovery and a workshop on tourism human resources development.

A launch ceremony for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) tourism club of Viet Nam and a programme introducing destinations in Vietnamese localities also took place at the event.

In the first quarter of this year, the number of foreign tourists to Viet Nam reached nearly 91,000, a year-on-year rise of 89.1 percent. Among them, visitors arriving by air accounted for nearly 90.5 percent of the total international arrivals to Viet Nam, an increase of 165.2 percent.

The tourism sector targets to welcome 5 million foreign visitors and 60 million domestic tourists this year, and revenue of about 400 trillion VND (17.5 billion USD).

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(Source: VNA)