OTTAWA — The Vietnamese embassy in Canada and Ha Noi-based Ky Nguyen Tourism and Trading Company are participating in the 18th Canada Tourism Expo, which opened at the Ottawa Conference Centre on Saturday.
The two-day event saw the participation of about 200 travel agencies from nearly 60 countries and territories across the world. The expo attracted thousands of visitors.
Jim Watson, the Ottawa mayor, said the expo would give Canadians the latest information about tours offered by travel companies around the world.
Vietnamese Ambassador Le Sy Vuong Ha, said the embassy would invite other Vietnamese travel agencies to take part in the next tourism fair in Canada.
General Director of Ky Nguyen Company, Pham Xuan Nhat, said his company's participation at the expo was part of the country's strategy to expand tourism in North American markets and Canada in particular.
At the event, several Canadian and international leading travel agencies such as Tours Hai International and Voyages Symone also introduced visitors to their tours in Viet Nam.