(QNO) - VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in Qatar in collaboration with Asia DMC travel company jointly hosted a workshop on tourism cooperation and development between Vietnam and Qatar and other states in the Persian Gulf.
Representatives of renowned travel firms in Qatar such as Regency Travel & Tours, Tawfeeq Travel, NBK Travel & Tourism, Arabian Link Travel, Mosafer Travel & Tourism, and Qatar Airways.
Addressing the workshop, ambassador Tran Duc Hung noted Vietnam boasts numerous cultural and natural wonders which are expected to attract holidaymakers from the Arab states in the Persian Gulf.
“We expect to resume international routes to meet the needs of tourists wishing to visit Vietnam and of Vietnamese people wishing to explore the world,” said the ambassador.
About 1,000 Qatari visitors travelled to Vietnam annually in the pre-pandemic period, he said but Qatar will be an important tourism market for Vietnam, especially when it hosts the World Cup this year.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Qatar will make every effort to create favourable conditions for travel businesses to enhance cooperation and fully tap into the potential of the two countries’ tourism industries, said the ambassador.
Representatives of Qatari travel firms expressed their desires to strengthen cooperation with Vietnamese partners to promote tourism cooperation commensurate with the potential of the two countries.