Quang Ninh ready for East Asia Inter-regional Tourism Forum
The 17th East Asia Inter-regional Tourism Forum 2022 (EATOF) will take place from October 25-27 in Quang Ninh province. This is the 2nd time Quang Ninh has hosted this special event.
With the theme "Tourism recovery in East Asia in the new normal era”, the 17th East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF) General Assembly in 2022 is going to be held in Ha Long city, Cam Pha city and Van Don district.
EATOF 2022 is an opportunity for the host province to promote its tourism, expand business, investment and cooperation with countries in East Asia in particular and throughout the world in general.
It will include a signing ceremony of the meeting’s joint statement and recommendations on developing tourism cooperation between EATOF members.
EATOF was established in 1999 in the Republic of Korea with the membership of different provinces of East Asian countries.
10 EATOF members include Cebu province (Philippines), Gangwon (Korea), Jilin (China), Luang Prabang (Laos), Quang Ninh (Vietnam), Sarawak (Malaysia), Siem Reap (Cambodia), Tottori (Japan), Tuv (Mongolia), and Yogyakarta (Indonesia). Quang Ninh was the forum’s observer in 2004 and officially joined it in 2006.
Director of the Quang Ninh provincial Tourism Department Pham Ngoc Thuy said the effectiveness of EATOF activities contributes to cultural, artistic and economic development of each locality and country in the forum. This is also an ideal chance for Quang Ninh to promote its strength and potentials widely.