The celebration had the presence of leaders of VNAT, representatives of European Union Delegation (EU), Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Program funded by EU (ESRT), representatives of relevant Ministries and Departments; VNAT’s officers and staffs; more than 300 students of tourism universities & colleges in Ha Noi, and media agencies.
Speaking at the celebration, VNAT’s General Director Nguyen Van Tuan affirmed Viet Nam Tourism has played an important role in the national economy and effectively contributed to further promote Viet Nam’s image to the world.
On this occasion, VNAT launched domestic tourism demand stimulation program which focuses on fostering domestic tourism growth in mountainous, coastal, and island areas; encouraging oversea Vietnamese to travel hometown; introducing hospitable and friendly Vietnamese people. The program will be implemented nationwide to maintain continuous growth of the tourism industry which aims to contribute to developing economy, eliminating hunger and reducing poverty.
Within the framework of the celebration, over 300 students took part in a cycling parade program on main streets in Ha Noi capital in order to propagandize and encourage community to travel exploring their beloved country.