The event, which opened on January 12, feature different types of tourism such as culture, heritage, sea and island.
Especially, Vietnamese travel agencies introduce visitors to Halong Bay, the new Natural Wonder of the World, and other Vietnamese landscapes which have been recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritage sites in the central region at the fair.
The opening ceremony attracted the participation of 1,600 delegates from 300 travel agencies and hotels, and more than 100 media representatives from Asia and around the world.
The Vietnamese delegation, headed by General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Van Tuan, also attended the event.
The event is part of the ASEAN Tourism Forum, themed "ASEAN Tourism for Global Community of Nations", being held in Indonesia from January 8-15.
The forum was initiated by ASEAN member countries with the aim of turning the regional bloc into an attractive destination, developing sustainable tourism, promoting the exchange of international visitors, as well as strengthening cooperation, friendship and cultural exchange.