ASEAN Tourism Forum Vietnam and ASEANTA meetings in Ha Long City, Vietnam

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This year’s ATF was held in Ha Long City, Vietnam.

In conjunction with the ATF TRAVEX Vietnam 2019, ASEANTA (ASEAN Tourism Association) Board
also conducted their Board meeting at the beautiful FLC Convention Centre, FLC Ha Long Bay
Resort on January 17, 2019.

The meetings of FATA (The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations), AHRA (The ASEAN Hotel &
Restaurant Association) and the ASEANTA Review session were also conducted at the FLC

Convention Centre on January 15, 2019 for the FATA and AHRA meetings and on January 16, 2019
for the ASEANTA Review session.

ASEANTA wish to thank VNAT (The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism) for hosting FATA,
AHRA and ASEANTA on the meeting venues and AV equipment at the FLC Convention Centre.

ASEANTA also thanks VNAT for inviting our Board members to participate in the ASEAN Tourism
Conference which was from 0900 to 1230 hours on January 16, 2019 and also attend the ATF

TRAVEX Vietnam which was conducted at the Quang Ninh Exhibition of Planning and Expo Centre
(QNEPEC) from January 17 to 18, 2019. Our ASEANTA Board also attended the ATF Welcome

Dinner on January 16, 2019 and the ATF Closing Ceremony on January 18, 2019.

ASEANTA President, Mr. Cheah Swee Hee (Sam) was invited by the ASEAN Secretariat to present
on the activities of ASEANTA which are related to the tourism development within the region.

Attached are the presentation slides which were presented by Mr. Cheah at the meeting with the
ASEAN NTOs on the morning of January 15, 2019 and the meeting with the ASEAN Tourism
Ministers on the afternoon of January 17, 2019.

Please click below for photos.


The next ASEAN Tourism Forum will be held in Brunei Darussalam from January 12-16, 2019.