Boosting tourism promotion via cinema
Update: Dec 28, 2015
(TITC) – On 19 December 2015, in Ha Noi, Cinema Department and Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in collaboration with the Indian Embassy in Viet Nam organized a seminar “Film co-production between Viet Nam – India and promoting tourism via cinema”. This activity is part of the Indian Film Festival in Viet Nam.
Photo: Huong Le / TITC

Speaking at the seminar, Ms. Preeti Saran – Indian Ambassador to Viet Nam affirmed that India and Viet Nam has maintained good relations in various fields, including culture, sports and tourism. According to Indian Ambassador to Viet Nam, film industry has a significant impact on tourism. A famous film which attracts many viewers is able to facilitate luring visitors to destinations appeared in the film. She emphasized that Viet Nam is endowed with many wonderful destinations and if Indian films about Viet Nam are produced, more Indian people will travel to Viet Nam. She hoped that the seminar would provide opportunity for Indian and Vietnamese film makers to exchange information, share experiences and cooperate in the future to offer viewers unique and attractive films, contributing to tourism development of the two countries.

Deputy Director General of VNAT Ha Van Sieu speaks at the seminar 
(Photo: Huong Le / TITC)

Mr. Ha Van Sieu – Deputy Director General of VNAT appreciated her initiative of tourism promotion via cinema. He affirmed that Viet Nam, a beautiful country with many stunning landscapes, will inspire Indian film makers to produce films. VNAT is ready to cooperate, provide information and create conditions favorable for Indian film producers.

At the seminar, film makers of the two countries discussed about human resources, film scenes, technical conditions, participation in film festivals of the two countries…

On this occasion, Indian film makers will explore some famous destinations in Viet Nam to develop ideas for co-production of films.

Hong Nhung