From March 28 to April 2 this year, the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union General Assembly (IPU – 132) will be held in Hanoi. This is the largest parliamentary diplomatic event in the world, an important forum for the global parliamentarians and also a significant milestone marking the 35th anniversary of Vietnam joining in the IPU, as well as the country’s integration into global economy. On this occasion, Vietravel is honored to become the only travel agency authorized to arrange the sightseeing tours for the delegates.
As a well-known, high-standard travel agency, Vietravel has always been considered the leading service and transportation provider for the international major events, such as APEC Summit 2006, 13th Southeast Asian Student Sport Congress, Vesak Celebrations in 2008 and 2014, and the 17th ASEAN Summit.
In the early months of 2015, Vietravel will be honored again to undertake the organization of the sightseeing tours for the IPU - 132.This is the world largest parliamentary diplomatic event with the participation of 1,500 delegates from 166 countries and regions all over the world. The Organizing Committee of the government has decided to establish the Reception – Event Subcommittee in order to plan and execute all the related activities, including performances and travel tours, of this major event. Honorably, Vietravel will be the only travel agency accompanying the delegates and their spouses on the well-prepared sightseeing tours during this Assembly.
This reaffirms the confidence of the Government, Ministries and Departments on Vietravel’s organizational and operating capacity on important events inside and outside the country. Understanding its significant responsibilities in contributing to promote the image of Vietnam as well as developing the tourism potential of the country, Vietravel has created the special programs for this event that are quality-focused, cultural- historical enriched and appropriate in terms of time, venue, religious and cultural elements in order to meet the high demands of this international event.
With 19 attractive routes which are flexibly arranged by Vietravel – the leading travel agency in Vietnam, all participants of IPU - 132 will definitely enjoy a meaningful trip. Depending on the departure schedule, visitors can choose to visit the famous scenic of Hanoi or enjoy its unique cuisine. Or they can make a trip to the ancient village of Duong Lam, Thay Pagoda, Dau Pagoda, Tay Phuong Pagoda where many Buddha statues represented the essence of Vietnamese sculpture are preserved. Halong Bay will dazzle visitors with its amazing natural cave system and the sparkling blue of the immense sea. Meanwhile, Trang An’s beauty lays in the famous historical locations such as Trinh Temple, Tran Temple and Khong palace, where landscape becomes more impressive in the spiraling incense and meditation music that calms one’s soul.
Beyond the mountain ranges is Sapa and its hidden charm, its golden fields of grain in the harvest season, some peaceful village of H'Mong and Dao Do ethnic people and their unique tradition. Down on the sunny and windy Central, visitors can catch a glimpse of coastal lifestyle; and on every step along the coast from Quang Binh to Quang Nam, they can experience the magnificent World Heritage Sites and find out more about Vietnamese culture.
By joining IPU, Vietnam has more opportunities to communicate, collaborate and share experiences with other countries around the world as well as contributing to the international development. Vietravel is now ready for the world biggest parliamentary diplomatic event, and is eager to offer the delegates a picture of the peaceful, cultural enriched and welcoming Vietnam.