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Largest Vietnam Travel Event in Ho Chi Minh city

2010-10-05 (GMT + 7)

Five years old this year, the International Travel Expo 2010, the largest event of Vietnam travel kicked off yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City, with a glittering launch event, featuring stunningly colourful dancers and the country’s popular music singers and performers and attended by Tourism Minsters and dignitaries from  all over the region.

Organised by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, VINEXAD and IIR Exhibitions the 2010 event includes seventy exhibitors from fourteen countries with nine country pavilions including Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Myanmar, China, Turkey and more than fifteen international hosted media partners from thirteen countries, with e-Travel Blackboard as an official media partner.Ten provincial pavilions represent An Giang, Binh Thuan, Can Tho, Dong Nai, Hoian City, Khanh Hoa, Lam Dong, Quang Ninh, Tien Giang, Vung Tau, with the organisers saying that with the recovery and maturing  of Vietnamese tourism they estimate 5 millions international tourists will travel to Vietnam in general and 3 millions travel to Ho Chi Minh City in particular.The theme of Vietnam travel event this year is “Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam - 3 countries – 1 destination”, with the organisers saying that ITE provides a platform for the Greater Mekong Sub-region to showcase its newest tourism and travel Products and services as well as networking opportunities.Thailand is also featured at ITE as the exhibition’s Guest Country.

(Source: etravelblackboard)

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