The Northern Service Flight Company of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation under the Ministry of National Defense convened on June 6 to discuss use of helicopters as a means to exploit tourism.
With a view to better exploit the country’s tourism potential, participants at the meeting said that use of helicopters will add a new service in tourism and also attract high income earners and foreign holidaymakers. This new service will also offer diversity in tourism to meet a growing demand.
At the meeting, representatives from Hanoi and the northern province of Quang Ninh spoke of tourism potential in the two regions.
Air operators also introduced flights, such as the North Flight Service Company plans to launch 20 flights from Hanoi to famous tourist destinations like Ha Long Bay, Cat Bi, Cat Ba, Mong Cai, Lao Cai, Dien Dien, Hoa Binh, in the North; Thua Thien-Hue, Vinh, Da Nang in Central Vietnam and Vung Tau, Con Dao and Can Tho in the South.
At the meeting, tourist operators, embassies and five-star hotels had a chance to exchange information and sign contracts to introduce potential customers to various helicopter services.