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Asian Pacific Festival Fukuoka 2010

Report

Fukuoka1<L to R> Mayor Yoshida of Fukuoka City, Secretary General Ohnishi, H.E. Mr. Somphong
Fukuoka2Myanmar booth
Fukuoka3Lao booth
Fukuoka4Venue packed with crowd

Dates : September 18 – 20, 2010

Venue : Marinemesse Fukuoka, Fukuoka City

As part of CLMV Tourism Promotion Project, Tourism & Exchange Division participated in “Asian Pacific Festival Fukuoka 2010” by setting up Lao and Myanmar booths where tourism stakeholders invited by the Centre from the two countries conducted promotion activities.  During the 3-day period, a total of 66,000 people visited the Festival, and enjoyed Asian and ASEAN attractions.

On the first day, H.E. Mr. Somphong, Minister, Chairman of Lao National Tourism Administration who was in Fukuoka to visit the Festival, came to the venue. 

The Centre also organized a seminar during the peirod to introduce tourism attractions of Laos and Myanmar to the general public and travel trade sector.