A trade fair on sea tourism opened on Aug.29 in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan, as part of the first hot air balloon festival, scheduled to open on August 31.

The six-day fair has around 170 booths with various products, plus an area with local and international food dishes, including specialties of Binh Thuan province.

The fair also includes an exhibition of products and services of hotels and resorts, including in Mui Ne, a tourist destination for international visitors.
Among other events are photo exhibitions promoting tourism and displays of water and flying sports equipment, including hot air balloons, paragliders, paramotors, gliders and ultralight aircraft.
The Viet Nam International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will take place from August 31 – September 2 with the participation of more than 20 balloons and 50 balloon experts from 12 countries and territories and is expected to attract thousands of local and foreign visitors.-VNA