More than 300 companies and brands from 40 different countries will gather in Ho Chi Minh in two weeks for the biggest annual travel trade event in the Mekong sub-region.

KARRYON will be on the ground in Vietnam to bring you all the latest trends and news from The International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC).

Director of the Department of Tourism Ho Chi Minh City Bui Ta Hoang Vu is particularly excited for the annual event, saying it is always a “thrilling time” for us when ITE HCMC rolls around with so many guests from all around the world descending on the city and discovering its beauty.

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“Even as Ho Chi Minh City develops into a modern city rapidly, it doesn’t lose its pure and authentic Vietnamese charm and traditions.”

Director of the Department of Tourism Ho Chi Minh City Bui Ta Hoang Vu

“We hope visitors will be enthralled by our wonderful juxtaposition of traditional and modern, and bring back beautiful memories to share with their countrymen,” he said.

Marketplace in HCMC

The event gives industry players the opportunity to showcase their latest tourism products and services and to source for quality agents and distributors.

It’s also a key way to expand their business into Vietnam and the Mekong sub-region.

You can expect to hear all the news from us between September 6 and 8 as we have our ear to the ground at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center.

2018 brings with it stronger participation both locally and internationally with companies from Australia, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and South Africa all attending.


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