The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in India, in association with OM Tourism, India, Vido Tour and Victoria Tour, travel agents from Vietnam, organized the first ever Vietnam Tourism Promotion event under the theme “Charming Vietnam – Destination for Indian tourists” here.
A press release issued here today claimed that the Chairman of Travel Agents Association of India, Chandigarh Chapter and over 90 representatives from travel agencies attended the event. Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassador of Vietnam to India, spoke about the recent developments in the traditional friendship and strategic partnership between Vietnam and India, particularly the increase of business interactions and exchange of visits between the two countries.
Thanh said that the number of Indian tourists visited Vietnam increased from 12,000 in 2007 to 55,000 in 2014 and it is expected to reach 75,000 at the end of this year, with an average growth of 50% per year. With tourist promotion as the most important step to increase tourist exchanges between the two countries, this tourism night is one of the series of events organized by Vietnam Embassy in India in many big cities of the country.