The gateway to Asia Tourism wide opened in ITE HCM
Diversity of tourist products and new sustainable tourism environment has been discussed during first day of 15th ITE in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam which appears to be besides 10 the most attractive cities in Asia according to Lonely Planet.
Tourism is declared as a key economic industry in modern Viet Nam and nothing can present the idea of timeless charm of the country better than a slogan "civility, modernity, compassion and fidelity".
According to Vietnamese travel experts, the increase of Russian tourists approximately 6% during the last months is highly appreciated which reflects in "Vietnam - Russia tourism cooperation conference" and a significant Russian delegation consisting of key players, tour operators and travel agents.
The increase of Russian tourists is on the level of Middle East and still growing although Korea and Gulf cooperation with Vietnam is also of high priority.
Strongly supported by regional ministries of ASEAN, the 15th ITE HCM is a playground for introducing of new Vietnamese airlines such as Bamboo Airways and Vinpearl Air, unless the Vietnam Airlines remain the fundamental gateway to safe, attractive and friendly region of Vietnam and Mekong sub-region.
ITE HCM is the only specialized event in Vietnam that focuses on both foreign and local tourism markets, expecting this year some 9 000 meetings between buyers and sellers. For their help, new expanded exhibitors space and hours are held and a new ITE HCM mobile playform is launched demonstrating the respect to environment, safe and reasonable consumption.
Those who past the time zone and a climate change to be in Ho Chi Minh City are already opened the doors for new ideas, passion and creativity in tourism as was said during the opening ceremony.
Olga Mamonova, graduated from Moscow State Social University in 1999 (specialization - sociology), she has Ph.D. in sociology (Moscow State University, Russia, 2002) and M.Phil. in Sociology and Health Care (De Montfort University, UK, 2004). She is a member of International and European Sociological Associations as well as a member of Russian Society of Sociologists. Olga is the author of more than 60 scientific and popular science publications, including scientific monograph. For several years she worked on radio station and in scientific journals as a scientific editor, before to come to market research and tourism industry. Recently Olga works in Baginet Sales and Marketing Agency.