Vietnam promotes tourism in Norway

(VOV) -The Vietnamese Embassy held a seminar in Oslo, the capital of Norway, as part of an effort to promote travel to Vietnam.

At the event, Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai briefed participants on Vietnam’s culture, land, and a number of its more popular tourism destinations, highlighting the UNESCO natural and intangible cultural heritage sites and examples.

She also provided an overview of the recent visits to Vietnam by Norwegian King Harald V and Queen Sonja in 2004 and that of princess Mette-Marit and her husband Crown Prince Haakon, opening up opportunities for cooperation in a number of areas, including tourism.

At the event, representatives of travel agencies also presented a portfolio of attractive tour packages along with samplings of home-made traditional Vietnamese cuisine.