VNAT’s Chairman Nguyen Trung Khanh: A big hope to offer new and wonderful experiences to international visitors to Vietnam
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Long, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the UK also attended the event.
Sending his warm welcome to all the distinguished guests attending the Reception, Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh, VNAT’s Chairman said, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and related agencies have implemented a series of measures to restore and develop tourism related to immigration policies, procedures and tourism promotion right after the official restoration of tourism activities from 15th March 2022.
Currently, Vietnam Tourism has shown signs of recovery and prosperity. In the first 10 months of 2022, Vietnam welcomed more than 2.3 million international visitor arrivals, of which many are from important source markets in Europe such as the UK, France, Germany, Denmark, Finland... with high growth.
WTM London 2022 is the first international event that Vietnam participates and has a pavilion after 2 years of hiatus. Thereby, Vietnam is eager to introduce and promote the image of the country, people and Vietnamese culture to tourists in England in particular and in Europe in general as an attractive, friendly, safe and hospitable destination. At the same time, offering an opportunity for Vietnamese tourism businesses to up-to-date destinations and products. “And above all, we look forward to bringing you a new, wonderful experience in the future”, emphasised VNAT’s Chairman Nguyen Trung Khanh.
In the mart framework, countless events and activities will be hosted by Vietnam tourism such as trade parties, press conference introducing Vietnam tourism, meeting international partners and businesses, giving interviews to media agencies, introducing the Visit Vietnam Year 2023 with the theme "Binh Thuan - Green Tourism comes together"...
The Vietnam Tourism Pavilion at WTM 2022 has an area of 250m² with the presence of some key localities for tourism development and 23 leading groups and tourism businesses in Vietnam. The message "Live fully in Vietnam" is strongly promoted at the event to spread the beauty of the country and people of Vietnam and invite international tourists to come back to discover the beautiful Vietnam, to be awakened in all senses and live to the fullest.
At the Travel Market, Vietnam will focus on 4 main product lines, which are beach, nature, culture, and city tourism; along with add-on products. Adventure, culinary tourism, family travel, wellness and golf are the spices added to the attractiveness of Vietnam.
Vietnam has been considered as one of the earliest nations to open for international tourists (from 15th March 2022) and offer the most “relax” restrictions on medical control for entry visitors (no Covid-19 vaccination certificate required, no testing required, no isolation required, no medical declaration) and has restored the policy of visa exemption, entry and exit policy as before the pandemic.
A number of photos from the event: