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Date(s) - 10/09/2015 - 12/09/2015
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The 11th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City – ITE HCMC 2015

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The largest and most established travel event in Vietnam the Mekong is back! The International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) 2015 is celebrating its 11th anniversary from the 10 – 12 September 2015 at the Saigon Exhibitions & Convention Center (SECC). ITE HCMC exhibition is the best single platform catering to this multi-billion dollar tourism market. The exhibition serves as the leading powerhouse in presenting travel and tourism products, packages and services in the Mekong region and the world.


Being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, Vietnam offers strong potential for investments in the travel and tourism industry. The host’s country tourism industry has been growing unprecedentedly over the past few years with rising domestic as well as international tourists. According to a research by the World Travel and Tourism Council, the total spending abroad on international travel by the Vietnamese in 2011 is at US$ 3.3 billion, and rose to US$ 3.5 billion in 2012 (according to the Vietnam Tourism Association accounted from foreign tourism promotion agencies). Outbound travel spending is expected to grow by 6.4% per annum until 2022.


Tourism industry has been on a significant trend for Vietnam in the last 20 years. According to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), there were only about 250,000 inbound arrivals in 1990, but in 2011, more than 6 million arrivals were recorded. In 2011, tourism industry has contributed approximately 7 billion USD (5% GDP) along with more than 1.3 million jobs created. It has been forecasted that by 2020, there will be about 11 million inbound arrivals with a total revenue of 18-91 billion USD contributing about 6.5% – 7% of GDP of Vietnam and more than 3 million jobs. Indeed, tourism is an important industry in Vietnam.



Event Name


The 11th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City – ITE HCMC 2015




Event Date


10 – 11 September 2015 – Trade Visitors
12 September 2015 – Trade and Public Visitors

Event Time


9.00am – 5.00pm (All 3 Days)

Exhibition and

Conference Venue


Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC),
Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam

Registration Area


Entrance, Ground Floor

Exhibit Area


6,000 sqm

Organised By


Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
HCMC Department of Tourism
VINEXAD – Vietnam Trade Fair & Advertising Joint Stock
Informa Exhibitions Pte Ltd

Supported by


Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia
Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lao PDR
Ministry of Hotels & Tourism, Myanmar

Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Kingdom of Thailand

Endorsed by


Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism, Vietnam
People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City

Visitor Profile

Expected No. of Visitors


Over 19,000 international, regional and local trade and public, travel professionals and buyers

Visitor/Delegate Profile


ITE HCMC 2015 is both a Trade and Public event focusing on both Inbound and Outbound Tourism. ITE HCMC 2015 will be focusing on 6 travel segments mainly: Leisure Tourism, Luxury Tourism, Education Tourism, Medical Tourism, MICE and Spa & Wellness.

• Affluent Travelers / Public
• Bulk Buyers
• Companies with Incentive Programmes
• Corporate Travel Managers
• Destination Management Companies
• Event Planners
• FIT and GIT Organisers and Buyers
• Incentive Houses
• Meeting Planners
• MICE Organisers
• Tour Operators
• Travel Agents