Travel Trade Journal
Da Nang Tourism, Vietnam holds its first roadshow in New Delhi
Da Nang Tourism Department organised a roadshow in New Delhi on August 4, 2022, in collaboration with VietJet Air.
The Da Nang roadshow showcased the destination and introduced new direct routes connecting Da Nang to major cities in India. The event presented Da Nang, one of Asia’s top trending destinations, the city of exciting events and festivals to Indian tourism partners. It was packed with all information on tourist products and services of Da Nang and Central Vietnam, especially for leisure, MICE, and weddings, with an aim to boost the tourism exchange between Da Nang and India.
“Da Nang Tourism Roadshow in India 2022 is a great opportunity for us to showcase our beautiful coastal city along with its diverse tourism products and services as well as promote the MICE and wedding destinations to India,” Nguyen Thị Hoai An, Director of Da Nang Tourism Promotion Center.
17 tourism enterprises representing Da Nang, Central Vietnam tourism community including Furama Resort Da Nang, Vietnam Travel Mart, Vinpearl Group, Hoian Express,
Almanity Resort & Spa, Hoa Binh Events, Vedana Lagoon Resort & Spa participated in the event to connect and introduce their products and services to over 120 tourism and media partners in India. The event generated over 1000 business meetings and interactions.
Pham Sanh Chau, The Ambassador of Vietnam Republic Socialist to India, Rajiv Mehra, Chairman of the Indian Association of Tour Operators, also graced the event.
Giving his speech at the roadshow, Pham Sanh Chau emphasised on the remarkable increase in outbound tourism from India due to the pent-up demand over the last two years. According to Pham, the average number of visas for Indians to enter Vietnam has surged after COVID-19, it has increased 24 times i.e., from 250 visas per day pre-COVID-19 to 6000 visas per day.
VietJet announced the launch of two direct services linking Mumbai and New Delhi with Da Nang starting October 17 and 18. The airline will launch three more routes to Da Nang from Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad on
November 28, 29 and December 1 respectively.
Da Nang Tourism Association (DTA) signed an MOU with Global Aviation Services to promote Da Nang in India. According to the MOU, the Da Nang agency pledged its support to Indian clients looking to learn more about the new destination.
DTA also signed an MOU with the Network of India MICE Agents (NIMA) aimed at developing MICE segmentation. DTA will respond to its partner’s request for MICE products and services, meanwhile, attract more MICE groups through the association with NIMA.