13th Travel Expo in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, 13 July 2017: The 13th edition of International Travel Expo (ITE) Ho Chi Minh City 2017 will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre 7 to 9 September.

Themed ‘Your Gateway to Tourism in Asia’, the event will offer international and regional buyers, suppliers, trade professionals, tourism and travel organisations opportunities to meet and exchange information and network.

Local media quoted Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism director, Bui Ta Hoang Vu, saying ITE HCM City 2017 expects a 20% increase in international travel agencies.

“Some 300 travel companies from 50 major markets, worldwide, will seek business opportunities during this year’s expo.”

Currently, travel agencies from the Mekong Region, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan have registered to participate in the expo, the report said.

The ITE 2016 attracted 26,000 business visitors and travel consumers, it added.

The event, established in 2005, is the key international tourism event for Vietnam and is positioned to promote travel to neighbouring countries in the Mekong Region through the Vietnam gateway.

ITE HCMC 2017 is organised by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, Vietnam Trade Fair & Advertising Co (VINEXAD) and Informa Exhibitions.

For more information visit www.itehcmc.com.