On March 4th in Da Nang city, the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism organized a conference to implement the International Tourism Fair 2016 in Da Nang. The conference was hosted by the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Mr. Hoang Tuan Anh and the Vice-Minister of Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien and the Chairman of Da Nang people’s committee, Mr. Huynh Duc Tho.
The Beach-leisure & M.I.C.E Travel Mart (BMTM 2016) will be held from 24-26 June 2016 in Tien Son Sport Center (Da Nang city). This event aims to promote brand of high-class beach-leisure tourism and MICE tourism, contributing to stimulating tourism and increasing the number of international tourists to the Central region and Vietnam. It's also an opportunity for sellers and buyers, visitors and the public to meet each other and introduce destinations, tourism products, marine sport and entertainment services, in addition to facilitating travel enterprises, especially medium and small ones, to expand business cooperation with international partners. The BMTM 2016 is expected to attract around 200 booths with the participation of many companies in the country as well as those from ASEAN and Northeast Asian countries (China, Japan, and South Korea). In the framework of the BMTM 2016, a series of activities will be held including seminars on beach-leisure and MICE tourism, key tourist markets of central region; Buyers and the Media programs with the attendance of 100-150 international buyers, 50-100 domestic buyers and 30 international media agencies; promotion programs; gala dinner introducing Vietnamese cuisine and traditional art performance. Furthermore, many other activities of exchange, photo exhibition aiming to promote Vietnamese people, culture and attractions to visitors and the media will be hosted.
Speaking at the conference, the Chairman of Da Nang People's Committee, Mr. Huynh Duc Tho said: "It is an honor and pride when Da Nang is the host of the International Tourism Fair, the International Sport and Tourism Conference and the Asia Beach Game 5th (ABG5). We will mobilize all resources and make a great effort to complete big responsibility well and determine to arrange these events successfully".
In the end of the conference, the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Mr. Hoang Tuan Anh appreciated the positive efforts and preparations for Da Nang BMTN 2016. He emphasized that this is a good chance for Viet Nam generally and Da Nang specifically to promote and broadcast the tourism advantages to many countries all around the world. Accordingly, it is also political responsibilities of our country so we have to make strong efforts to hold these events successfully.
In the afternoon of the same day, the National Steering Board for Asia Beach Game 5th (ABG5) – Da Nang 2016 also held a conference on preparation and organization for ABG 5 in Da Nang under the leadership of the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Mr. Hoang Tuan Anh, the Chairman of Vietnam Olympic Committee, the Chairman of the National Steering Board for Asia Beach Game 5th (ABG5) and the Chairman of Da Nang People's Committee, Mr. Huynh Duc Tho and the leaders of relevant Ministries and branches.