Wed, 15 Oct 2014. Last updated Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:33
In 2014, Vietnam Northwest Travel Fair will be firstly organized with a regional scale hosted by Ha Giang Province. This is a great opportunity to strengthen cooperation among 8 provinces in the Northwest region of the country. It is expected that the Tourism Fair will create positive signs in advertising and promoting images and tourism products of the Northwest region.
Northwest Tourism Fair will take place in Ha Giang City with diverse activities involving Cultural Festival of Community Tourism among 8 provinces in the Northwest including Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La, Hoa Binh, and Phu Tho. In Cultural Festival of Community Tourism, artists, young men and women, and ethnic minorities will perform folk songs, ethnic dances, traditional instruments, and ethnic costumes. Especially, there are 30 exhibited booths attended in the Travel Fair to introduce tourism products, wooden handicrafts, traditional costumes and valuable artifacts containing special cultural values of the region and simultaneously introduce regional cuisine to travelers from all over the world.
The Organizing Committee of Vietnam Northwest Travel Fair will also organize a photo exhibition. In the exhibition, tourists can enjoy beautiful shots of Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark (Ha Giang Province) and other breathtaking sceneries of the Northwest Vietnam. Besides activities to promote tourism, Northwest Tourism Festival 2014 will also organize symposium to discuss about developing tourism products of Ha Giang Province and promoting and inviting tourists to visit Ha Giang and Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark.
Ms. Trieu Thi Tinh, Deputy Director of Ha Giang Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, said that: "After successfully holding Northwest Travel Fair 2014, the Organizing Committee will develop projects to make the Tourism Fair become annual tourism event in next years". In the meeting of the Steering Committee took place in October 6th with the objective of implementing plans for the Tourism Fair, the Steering Committee shared that until the present time, preparations were basically completed. Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of Ha Giang People’s Committee required all functional departments actively cooperated to organize and implement successful Tourism Fair.
Northwest is the tourism potential region of Vietnam with many beautiful and unspoiled attractions such as Dong Van Stone Plateau, Ma Pi Leng Pass, rice terraces, Lung Cu Flagpole and so on. Vietnam Northwest Tourism Fair is a great event to advertise the majestic and breathtaking sceneries of the region to international friends.