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<Report>Follow-up Seminar in Vietnam

Date : August 24, 2015 
Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
Participants: 95 persons  

Tourism & Exchange Division has organized a seminar, “How to Develop and Promote Community-based Tourism” in Da Nang, Vietnam, as a follow-up to the Technical workshop held in Tokyo, Nagano, and Gumma prefectures in June 2015 by inviting management-class tourism stakeholders from the government and the private sectors of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam. 

The seminar was well-attended by local travel trade, hotels, local governments and media as a valuable occasion to provide information of Community-based tourism in Japan.  During the panel discussion, panelists and the floor had an active exchange of views, which gave a  productive opportunity to foresee the future of CBT in both countries.  

 

 Program

Opening Remarks
– Mr. Dananjaya Axioma, Director, Tourism & Exchange Division,
ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC)
– Mr. Ho Tan Cuong, Vice Director, Culture, Sports and Tourism Department of Quang Nam Province

Report on Technical Workshop on CBT for CLMTV in Japan
– Ms. Mizuho Kanda, Assistant Director, Tourism & Exchange Division, AJC
– Mr. Bou Chan Serey, Deputy Director General of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia

Presentation on community-based tourism in Japan
– Ms. Mami Yoda, The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

Presentation on community-based tourism in Vietnam
-Ms. Nobuko Otsuki, The Country Representative of Foundation for International Development/Relief (FIDR) Vietnam
-Mr. Keiichiro Takadera, FIDR

Panel Discussion and Wrap-up
Moderator – Mr. Dananjaya Axioma, AJC
Panelists –
Ms. Mami Yoda, The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan
Ms. Nobuko Otsuki, FIDR
Mr. Bou Chan Serey, Deputy Director General of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia
Mr. Zarni Htwe, Executive Member, Myanmar Tourism Marketing under the Myanmar Tourism Federation
Mr. Ho Tan Cuong, Vice Director, Culture, Sports and Tourism Department of Quang Nam Province
Mr. Pham Vu Dzung, Director, Rose Travel Service Co. Ltd.

Report2      MsYoda

MsOtsuki      Panel3

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