On 29 March 2016, workshop “Indonesia Table Top Tourism” was held in Hanoi with the aim of boosting tourism cooperation opportunity between Vietnamese and Indonesian enterprises.
Boosting cooperation opportunity between Vietnamese and Indonesian tourism enterprises
The workshop, in the framework of the strategic development cooperation between Vietnam – Indonesia, attracted the participation of various Vietnamese tourism businesses and media agencies.
Speaking at the workshop, Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi appreciated the peaceful beauty of Vietnam with many interesting attractions namely Halong Bay, Phu Quoc Island, Hue Imperial Citadel… which are similar to some attractions in Bali, Lombok, Java, Komodo, Sumatera, Flores…of Indonesia.
A large number of Indonesian tourists in Vietnam
He informed that the number of Indonesian tourists to Vietnam reached nearly 60,000 arrivals and Indonesia welcomed approximately 50,000 Vietnamese tourist arrivals per year. The Ambassador hoped that the workshop organized in Vietnam for the second time would provide opportunity to increase the number of tourists exchange between the two countries.
In the coming time, he will focus on promoting commercial activities, investment and tourism in Vietnam. In 2016, the Indonesian Embassy in Vietnam will host cultural exchange activities between Vietnam and Indonesia on the occasion of National Day of Indonesia (August 27).
The Ambassador would like to promote Indonesia’s image, country and people to Vietnamese citizens in important cultural, tourism events held in Vietnam. In his effort, he will foster the opening of direct flights from Hanoi to Indonesia which facilitate tourists travelling between the two countries.