Vietnam and the Philippines on June 26 signed a cooperation plan on cruise tourism in the 2014-16 period, aiming at making the best use of sea potentials for their sustainable development.

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Anh Tuan, who inked the document with Philippine Deputy Tourism Minister Daniel G. Corpuz, stated that the cooperation will be carried out soon.

Under the deal, the two sides will work closely to develop promotion and marketing programme for this tourism product.
They will provide all possible conditions for their travel firms to set up projects in the field.

The two countries also agreed to foster links with international tourism organisations in the region and the world to introduce their products.

Vietnam and the Philippines signed an agreement on tourism cooperation in 1994.-VNA