Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Tri and Quang Binh provinces boast diversified geography and ecology as well as culture and heritage. Local attractions such as the ancient capital of Hue (Thua Thien-Hue province), Phong Nha-Ke Bang Cavern (Quang Binh province), and other holiday destinations are popular with tourists. The region also has advantageous transport routes for developing Vietnam travel, especially the East-West economic corridor, which connects Laos and Thailand to the East Sea.
At the workshop, the culture and tourism industry in localities and Vietnam travel companies expressed concerns about co-operation in the field and the strengths of each locality for joint development, with a special focus on developing the East-West economic corridor.
Representatives from the sectors of Vietnam travel Laos and Thailand put forward a plan for closer co-operation in exploiting tourism strengths and the potential of the East-West economic corridor.
A series of memoranda of understanding on a joint coordination programme and improving of the quality of tourism services, as well as a strategy for sharing the tourist market and marketing tourism products and other services were signed on the occasion.