According to Vu The Binh, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Viet Nam Tourism Association, the VITM - Hanoi 2019, one of the largest events of the tourism sector, drew the participation of thousands of Vietnamese and international businesses, dozens of tourism promotion agencies from Vietnam’s localities and foreign countries. This year, the mart themed “Green Tourism” focused on environmental protection, biodiversity protection and climate change adaptation.
The event attracted 65,000 visits after three days. More than 29,000 of them purchased domestic and international package tours worth VND322.3 billion (US$13.9 million).
A survey conducted at the trade fair showed that 96.43% of participants were satisfied with the VITM 2019 and 74.5% of enterprises pledged to continue taking part in the event next year.
At the closing ceremony, the Organizing Board honored sponsors and travel firms having great contributions to the success of the VITM - Hanoi 2019.