The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2009 will be held in Hanoi from January 5-12, 2009. ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian
Nations) is comprised of ten member countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The
Travel Exchange portion of the forum event will be January 10-12, at the Vietnam
Exhibition Fair Centre and the opening ceremony will take place at the National
Convention Centre in Hanoi.
The event is expected to draw more than 1,500 delegates, including tourism
ministers from member countries, travel suppliers and sellers of travel. An
international travel fair called Travex will run concurrently. The Travex Fair will be organized
Giang Vo Exhibition Centre with around 450 booths presenting tourism products. A
website on ATF 2009 will be launched soon.