10:53 | 27/06/2017 Travel
The Tourism Development Committee of China’s Beijing city organized a tourism promotion program in Hanoi on May 24.
|Representative of Beijing Tourism Development Committee speaks at the event - Source: hanoimoi.com.vn|
At the event, the committee introduced the Chinese capital city’s tourism potential, as well as new tourist sites and attractive products to draw more Vietnamese visitors.
A committee representative said that Vietnam and Hanoi in particular are important markets for Beijing’s tourism sector.
Deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Ngo Hoai Chung said that Vietnam will continue facilitating cooperation between the two countries’ travel agencies, with the focus on the Beijing market.
China led in the number of tourists to Vietnam with 2.7 million in 2016, a year-on-year rise of 51 percent, while Vietnam led in ASEAN in the volume of visitors to China with 2.2 million.