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“Live fully in Vietnam” program (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Many Vietnamese entities will be in the spotlight this year
ASEAN Tourism Award in four of the five categories, namely the ASEAN Green Hotel Awards, ASEAN MICE Venue Awards, ASEAN Clean Tourist City Awards and ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards, according to the organizers of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022.

The awards will be announced and awarded at the forum to be held in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, January 16-20, under the theme “A Community of Peace and a Shared Future”.

It is the biggest event under ASEAN tourism cooperation. Vietnam will send a delegation to the forum.

Various entities will be honored at the next ASEAN Tourism Forum hinh anh 2ASEAN Tourism Forum 2022 will take place in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, January 16-20 (Photo: forum organizing committee)

The forum will include a series of major events, such as the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministerial Meeting, Tourism Ministerial Meetings between ASEAN and partner countries (China, Republic of Korea, Japan, India and Russia ), the International Travel Expo TRAVEX, and the ASEAN Tourism Awards Ceremony.

Vietnamthe pavilion of TRIP 2022 will be themed “Live fully in Vietnam”, with the participation of popular tourist destinations, tour operators and luxury hotels and resorts in the country.

The ATF was first organized in Kuala Lumpur in 1981. The event was hosted by Vietnam twice, in Hanoi in 2009 and in Quang Ninh in 2019.

According to the Vietnam National Tourism Administration, ASEAN is one of the main sources of tourists to Vietnam. In 2019, tourist arrivals from ASEAN totaled nearly 2.1 million, mainly from Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia. This figure represented about 11.6% of the total number of foreign visitors to Vietnam./.

Melvin B. Baillie