Ho Chi Minh City Tourism successfully introduced Ao Dai Festival, ITE HCMC 2020 and Ho Chi Minh City Marathon at WTM London 2019
Friday, 8 November 2019 () LONDON, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Exhibiting at WTM London 2019, Ho Chi Minh City Tourism, together with Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT), organized the *Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Roadshow in United Kingdom from 4 to 6 November 2019*, with the following activities:
1. Exhibiting at WTM London – the world's leading travel trade show;
2. *Vietnam Tourism Press Conference* on 5 November 2019;
3. *To** he (Vietnamese toy figurines) *- Vietnamese Folk art performance and *Puppet Art* and
4. Happily Ho Chi Minh City Mini Showcase.Mr Nguyen Trung Khanh - General Director of VNAT and Ms Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa - Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism attending WTM London 2019
The delegation of Ho Chi Minh City Tourism is led by *Ms Nguyen Thi** Anh Hoa*, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Department, under chairmanship of VNAT, following 40 leading travel agents (Saigontourist, Vietravel, etc), hotels, resorts.
On Tuesday, 5 November 2019, the second day of WTM London, Vietnam Tourism Press Conference at ExCel London attracted 100 international media and professionals. VNAT and Ho Chi Minh City Tourism gave latest updates on new supporting policy, products and services for European travellers, and chance to win a trip to Vietnam.
"In the first 9 months of 2019, Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 135,184 tourists from UK, comprised of 57% of the total arrivals of Vietnam. With the advantage that Vietnamese government has decided to extend visa exemption for citizens of United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain until June 2021 and issue e-visa for almost all European countries, this is our enthusiastic effort to promote Ho Chi Minh City as a travel gateway, a coffee paradise, a hub of Vietnamese food and cultures to European Travel Agents and Industry Players. Ho Chi Minh City will tell you the secrets of the world's happiest cities," said *Ms Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa.*
In addition, at the press conference, Ho Chi Minh City Tourism successfully introduced the upcoming key events: *Ho Chi Minh City Techcombank Marathon* from 6 - 8 November 2019; *Ao Dai Festival* from 6 - 23 March 2020 and *ITE HCMC 2020* in September -- the Largest and the Most Established travel event in Mekong Sub-region and Asia.
On this occasion, Ho Chi Minh City Tourism invited quality international buyers and media to join the 16^th edition of International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC 2019), which will take place in September 2020 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC). ITE HCMC 2019 under the theme "Travel Gateway to Asia" is the key bridge in the tourism industry for both inbound and outbound markets in Vietnam and the region.
On Wednesday, 6 November 2019, Happy Hour hosted by Ho Chi Minh City Tourism had attracted a large crowd to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine and beers. It is a chance to promote Vietnamese specialties to UK and European market.
PR Newswire is the official news distribution partner of Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Center at WTM London 2019.
For more information, please contact
*Ms. Linh Pham** - Marketing Executive*
*Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Center (HTPC)*