VNAT to organize food festival and tourism skill contests

 

VNAT to organize food festival and tourism skill contestsResponding to National Tourism Year of the Red River Delta – Hai Phong 2013, from 12th to 17th October 2013, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will hold the Red River Delta Food Festival, national Tour Guide Contest and national hotel Front Office Competition in Hai Phong City.

The opening ceremony of the three events will take place on 12th October 2013 at Hai Phong Youth Culture andSports Palace (45 Lach Tray, HaiPhong City).

The Red River Delta Food Festival will occur from 12-15 October 2013 at Hai Phong Youth Culture and SportsPalace with 50 stands of 30 participants from 11 provinces and cities for culinary art performances.

More than 70 tour guides representing for the localities and tourism businesses in the country will participate in preliminary round of national Tour Guides Contest from 13 to 15 October 2013 at Sea Stars Hotel. The candidates will answer questions about professional knowledge (guiding skills), general knowledge, handling situations, presentation skills. Twenty qualified tour guides will continue to participate in the Final Contest on 17th October 2013 at the Hai Phong Opera House. They will take part in eloquent and foreign language competitions, and answer the examiners’ questions.

The third event will happen from 13 to 16 October 2013. Its preliminary round (from 13-15 October 2013, at Camela Hotel in Hai Phong) will have the attendance of 90 hotel receptionists from 17 provinces and cities nationwide. The Final and closing ceremony of the Competition will be held on 16th October 2013 at the Hai Phong Opera House.

These are important events for tourism industry to honour its jobs which provide an opportunity for the tour guides, receptionists, cooks to improve their skills and contribute to raising the quality of tourism services and satisfying tourists’ demands.

(Source: VietnamTourism)

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