On February 22nd, 2016, in Hanoi, Vietnam Tourism Association held a ceremony to launch Club of Tourism Journalists.
Club of Tourism Journalists was officially established
Club of Tourism Journalists is established by Vietnam Tourism Association with members of the journalists, reporters and the information workers in the tourism sector. The club was established and operated to link, support and cooperate to enhance the professional skills, career skills, and as a bridge between the tourism industry, tourism enterprises with news agencies.
According to a decision of establishment, the Executive Board of the club consists of 5 people and 23 founding members who are journalists, reporters tracking the tourism sector of the news agencies, newspapers, television in Central and local provinces. In which, Mr. Nguyen Duc Xuyen Editor of Travel Magazine is Chairman of the Club.
The role of the club
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Mr. Vu The Binh, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Tourism Association stressed: Tourism is the general economy, with highly socialized, Club of Tourism Journalists is established to contribute to strengthen the tourism communication and contribute to promote tourism development, making tourism actually become a key economic sector. He believes, Clubs will be an important bridge between the tourism industry with news agencies and newspapers.