As many as 450 domestic and international tourism companies will attend an international tourism fair at Hanoi’s Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre from April 3–6.

Jointly organised by the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, and the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM 2014), the second of its kind, is expected to welcome 50,000 attendees, according to radio The Voice of Vietnam.

The fair will be themed “Tourism Promotion – New Destination, New Opportunity, and Travelling for Sustainable Development”. It covers domestic as well as inbound and outbound international tourism.

A series of art performances and tourism seminars will also be held during the event.

Vu The Binh, Deputy Chairman of the association, said the fair provides space to promote new Vietnamese travel destinations in the northwestern and northeastern regions, the Mekong Delta and the Central Highlands.-VNA