Da Nang pitches itself to international cruise agents
Update: Nov 09, 2018
The Central City of Da Nang will host an international conference on cruise tourism development on November 15 with the aim of promoting the central coastal city to international cruise lines and cruise travel agents as an attractive cruise destination.  

At a press conference on November 8, the municipal Department of Tourism said the event will provide information about local tourism products on offer, policies and development plans for the city’s cruise tourism industry over the coming years.

The event will offer an excellent chance for Da Nang to attract more business from cruise tourists in the future.

The conference is expected to draw between 80 to 100 delegates, including 20 foreigners, 20 domestic delegates and 50 local guests who are leaders of Danang City, the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism, the Viet Nam Tourism Association, Da Nang tourism associations and Da Nang Port.

Representatives of cruise and travel agents such as Saigontourist, Destination Asia Viet Nam, Tan Hong OTC, APL, Evergreen, and OOCL and those from foreign cruise lines operating in Viet Nam including Genting Dream Hongkong, Henna, Costa Classia, and Super Star Aquarius will also attend the event.

It will also serve as a place for local businesses to set up partnerships with international cruise lines and travel agents in order to boost the development of cruise tourism industry of Da Nang in the future.