The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT)
and Vietnamese Embassy in Belgium on September 4 co-organised a programme to
promote the country’s image as an attractive and safe tourism destination.
As part of activities in the “Vietnamese Days in Belgium”, the programme, titled
“Vietnam, your destination”, also aimed to offer Belgian and Vietnamese
businesses operating in tourism industry an opportunity to exchange and seek out
At the meeting, VNAT’s deputy head Nguyen Manh Cuong introduced tourism
potentials of Vietnam, a country with 54 ethnic groups that boast a diverse
cultural asset, and a thousand-year history. Especially, the country is home to
ten world natural and cultural heritages recognised by the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), he said.
The Vietnamese tourism industry has also organised a wide range of special
activities on the celebration of the 1,000 th anniversary of the capital city of
Thang Long-Hanoi, Cuong added.
On the occasion, he called on Belgian tourist businesses to increase their
investment in Vietnam.