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VNAT works with PATA’s CEO
(TITC) – On 10, Dec 2015, Mr. Nguyen Van Tuan, Director General of Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism had a meeting with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Mr. Mario Hardy.

(Photo: Huong Le)

According to Mr. Mario Hardy, tourists more and more tend to travel to the Asia- Pacific countries, which is considered as big chance for this region. However, over density of tourists in popular destinations may cause overload of electric power and water supply, waste disposal…Therefore, he suggested Viet Nam should develop theme tourism products, festivals…at unknown destinations. Besides tourism products diversification, Viet Nam tourism should also diversify tourist source markets.

In the coming time, PATA will focus on 5 main contents: tourists allocation to destinations; recommendation of visa waiver for visitors; training human resources; sustainable development (environment, human and community); dealing with crises in the future.

Highly appreciated the suggestion of Mr. Mario Hardy, Mr. Nguyen Van Tuan hoped PATA will continue to inform Viet Nam about international tourist market trends; invite famous bloggers to Viet Nam to introduce the country’s image; support human resource training, crisis management, e-marketing….

Pham Thanh