Vietnam joins travel and vacation show in Canadian capital

15:55 | 20/03/2018 Society

The Vietnamese Embassy in Canada is participating in the 2018 Travel and Vacation Show in Ottawa on March 17-18, to promote the image of the land and people of Vietnam.

Ambassadors of seven ASEAN countries to Canada introduce traditional food at the show - Photo: VNA

In addition to publications providing information on the beautiful and famous landscapes in Vietnam, numerous typical products and services of the country were also showcased at the event.

Foreign visitors find information about Vietnamese tourism - Photo: VNA

During the two-day show, Vietnam’s pavilions attracted more than 1,000 visitors.

The event began the celebrations of the 45th founding anniversary of Vietnam – Canada diplomatic ties.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada Nguyen Duc Hoa expressed his belief that Vietnam would become a more attractive destination for Canadians and enterprises. In 2017, the number of Canadian visitors traveling to Vietnam saw a significant increase compared to the previous year, he added.

Notably, at this year’s show, all of the ASEAN countries organized numerous common activities to provide an overall view of the bloc’s tourism sector, including the introduction of traditional food and specialities.

The Ottawa Travel and Vacation Show, the 24th of its kind, consisted of over 200 booths from 30 countries and territories around the world. More than 17,000 visitors went to the event.