Hanoi looks to boost cooperation with Japan travel firms hinh anh 1Visitors to the Temple of Literature in Hanoi (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - A meeting of representatives from Hanoi’s Department of Tourism and Japanese travel companies was held in Hanoi on June 19 to seek ways to promote tourism cooperation between the capital city and the Asian nation.

The event was attended by delegates from 26 Japanese travel companies and 100 Vietnamese travel firms across the country, and those from State management agencies, tourism associations and organizations.

Suzuki Keisuke, General Director of Chubu tourism company said through the field trip to Hanoi, Japanese travel agencies hopes the municipal Department of Tourism will share information and enhance connection with them in the field, thus creating tourism destinations suitable for Japanese visitors.

Previously, Japanese tourism firms made field tours to famous tourism sites in Hanoi and the northern province of Ninh Binh and experienced new tourism products in the capital city and adjacent localities.

The reception of Japanese tourism agencies is one of activities to promote Hanoi’s tourism to the Japanese market - one of the three largest tourism markets of Hanoi, towards building appropriate tourism products for Japanese tourists.

Director of the municipal Department of Tourism Tran Duc Hai said the agency will continue to provide best support for Japanese travel firms and visitors, expressing his hope that Japanese firms will help bring more tourists from their country to Hanoi in the coming time.-VNA