Ceremony to honour Vietnamese tourism firms in 2015 (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – A ceremony will be organised on July 9 in Hanoi to present the “Vietnam Tourism Award 2016” to tourism businesses with the best performances in 2015.

According to General Director of the Vietnam National Tourism Administration Nguyen Van Tuan, the event aims to encourage tourism firms to improve their service quality and competitiveness and diversify products towards expanding their business.

As the most prestigious award of the sector, it helps promote responsibility and creativity among tourism enterprises to contribute to the country’s tourism development.

It also contributes to fostering international integration in the field and promoting the image of Vietnam’s land and people to international friends.

Part of activities to mark the56th founding anniversary of the tourism sector, the event will honour tour operators, enterprises operating in the hotel and restaurant trade and tourist transport, golf courses and tourism sites.

The awards have been organised every year since 1999.-VNA