Online Tourism Day to boost national industry

The Online Tourism Day is set to take place on Wednesday in Hanoi gathering the participation of 600 Vietnamese and foreign delegates from the tourism industry.

The Online Tourism Day is set to take place on June 26 in Hanoi gathering the participation of 600 Vietnamese and foreign delegates from the tourism industry.

They will include State management agencies, associations, local and foreign tourism enterprises, and businesses in the technology sector.

Timothy Hughes, vice president of marketing for Agoda, will present Agoda's experiences and vision for the use of technology in tourism. With the theme of The inevitable trend of online tourism, the event is being co-organised by the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) and Vietnam E-Commerce Association.

Various content will be discussed during the Online Tourism Day, including the boom of online tourism, online tourist behaviour, services to support online tourism, and the application of modern technology and human resources to serve online tourism.

During the event, the Vietnam E-Commerce Association and VITA will sign an agreement to co-operate on training human resources for online tourism. In addition, the VITA will also sign an MoU with the global video community website TikTok.

Source: VOV5