Recovery in tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic is an important objective of Vietnam. In particular, Vietnam tourism is concentrating in developing international cooperation to get potential benefits from opportunities, reasonable policies and important networking events.
The status of international cooperation in Vietnam's tourism industry
Making an effort to open up for international cooperation, Vietnam tourism has already signed more than 100 conventions and international cooperation agreements on tourism with other countries, created favorable conditions and legal basis to strengthen cooperation with international partners.
Vietnam tourism strengthens cooperation with international partners
Vietnam tourism has participated actively and enthusiastically in many cooperation mechanisms in the region and over the world such as cooperation in ASEAN, Greater Mekong Sub-region, ACMECS, CLMV and CLV cooperation, Mekong - Ganges cooperation. In addition, Vietnam's tourism is also involved in other multilateral cooperation frameworks such as in G20, APEC, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), etc,. At the same time, Vietnam's tourism also focuses on deepening bilateral cooperation with partners who are key markets such as China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, India, Europe and North America.
The execution of tourism promotion is becoming more and more professional and effective by proactively organizing and participating in events and activities to promote Vietnam's tourism abroad. In general, Vietnam's tourism is making great steps in the process of strengthening international cooperations.
The benefits of international cooperation for the tourism industry
Vietnam tourism has been contributing to the propaganda about the country and people here. From tourism activities, the image of a beautiful country and hospitable Vietnamese is widely known by the international community. In other words, Vietnam's tourism helps to strengthen diplomacy and to implement the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, openness, diversification and multilateralisation.
International cooperation in tourism brings development potentials for all parties
Local businesses will directly benefit from international visitors and have more opportunities to effectively promote their products. Meanwhile, international buyers also find other destinations for their customers, along with diversifying and upgrading their services.
International cooperation opportunities of Vietnam tourism
Vietnam has just been honored as Asia’s Leading Destination 2021, attracting more and more international tourists to visit, explore and experience. With the advantages of diverse terrain, the magnificent scenery, a long coastline, warm tropical climate, various cuisine, culture imbued with national identity, hospitable people, all have formed Vietnam – a popular and favorite destination for travelers. Along with that, Vietnam has officially allowed all tourism activities to return to normal since March 15 and international tourists are welcomed back with many open-door policies in the new normal.
ITE HCMC 2022 opens up opportunities for cooperation between domestic and foreign businesses
Especially, in September 2022, ITE HCMC 2022 - a top reputation and annual tourism event in the Mekong region will officially return to enhance exchanges, promote tourism and open up opportunities to cooperate between both domestic and international businesses. ITE HCMC 2022 is expected to attract more than 300 exhibitors and 150 buyers from more than 50 countries and regions, along with thousands of visitors gathering in one place for three days from September 8 to September 10.
It can be said that at present, Vietnamese tourism businesses are having favorable conditions and great opportunities to seek for cooperation. Therefore, ITE HCMC 2022 is a can-not-miss event to promote tourism products to international buyers and tourists as well as to connect and interact with potential partners.