A photo exhibition featuring Vietnam’s world heritage opened on October 10, 2010 in the Exhibition Center for Fine Arts and Photography, 29 Hang Bai St., Hanoi to celebrate the 57th anniversary of the Hanoi Liberation Day. It is held from October 10 to 17, 2011.
On October 9, Vietnam participated in the Traditional Cultural Festival titled “HaHa Asian Festival” for the international labour market, which was co-organised by the Uljeongbu city of Gyeonggi province and the Korea International Labour Foundation.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Vietnamese ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son paid a working visit to Ekaterinburg, Russia from October 5-9 to promote tourism in Vietnam, seek potential for cooperation and work on economic diplomacy.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) will hold a seminar on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition) tourism in Hanoi on October 7 with the participation of around 180 Vietnamese and Korean delegates.
Luxury Travel Group Ltd (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com) eyes the UK market by attending the World Travel Market 2011 (WTM) held from 7 to 10 November in London, England. Staged annually in London, World Travel Market - the leading global event for the travel industry - is a four-day business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals.
In September, the number of foreign tourists to Hanoi reached approximately 92,000 arrivals. This brought the total number to 898,000 arrivals in the first nine months of 2011, a year-on-year increase of 6.7 percent.