Although heavily influenced by Covid-19 like other countries in the world, Vietnam has taken quick and decisive action to control the epidemic and affirmed its leading position in the MICE industry. Together with many pioneers in the field of conferences and events, VietnamEvents has taken creative solutions and safety measures to gradually reopen MICE activities in the safest way.
Overview of MICE activities in Vietnam
MICE tourism in Vietnam is no longer a strange concept to everyone. According to the Travel Department, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the MICE tourism form is always considered a potential, businesses, travel, and event agencies need to find ways to more effectively exploit the potential and attractive tour market segment.
Popular destinations in Vietnam include the central coastal provinces: Da Nang, Phan Thiet, Nha Trang, two big cities Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi... With diverse natural landscapes, attractive, rich culture, stable politics, open-door policy, and the focus on investment in tourism has opened up a great opportunity for travel agencies and professional event service providers.
The potential is not small but the challenge is also very huge. That is the standard for the resort and hotel system. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has compiled clear standards for MICE tourism venues. Refer here.
How has Vietnam well handled the COVID-19 pandemic?
In 2020, the international media and foreign officials have highly appreciated Vietnam's success in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report published by the Lowy Institute on January 27, New Zealand, Vietnam, and Taiwan (China) ranked first in the Covid-19 performance index of nearly 100 countries and territories.
Report of the Lowy Institute published on January 27- ranking performance index against COVID-19
In Vietnam, with the onset of community infection since March 2020, the Government has quickly taken preventive measures. On the first outbreak in April 2020, Vietnam immediately implemented social distancing across the country, and after just one month, quickly controlled the spread of the virus and began to focus on economic development. COVID-19 continued to break out the second time in Da Nang after more than 3 months. At the end of July 2020, the social distancing measures were restarted, but the social distancing was zoned according to the pandemic mindset. After a month, the pandemic was under control. Vietnam strictly enforces post-entry isolation, prevents illegal entry, and maintains a safe state until the end of 2020 to focus on economic development and promotion of tourism.
Despite constantly having to respond to the impact of COVID-19, Vietnam has also had active activities such as sending flights to welcome Vietnamese citizens, implementing isolation, ensuring safety for people, foreign entry, focusing on vaccine research, ... the action received much praise from international friends.
The Covid-19 pandemic forced MICE event organizers in Vietnam to quickly adapt and even consider implementing new business models, switching to a combined event model, online and offline form (hybrid events).
The plan of VietnamEvents to help the MICE Vietnam industry adapt to COVID-19
COVID-19 had a strong impact on the tourism industry, events in general, and the MICE tourism industry in particular, but also promoted innovation and technology application initiatives in Vietnam. VietnamEvents is shaping the future of MICE Vietnam's industry in Asia with rigorous organizational processes and innovative solutions for the entire journey of the tourists.
VietnamEvents has been reshaping the way events, conferences, trade fairs, and exhibitions are organized in the context of COVID-19. VietnamEvents aims to design safe and creative experiences for visitors and standardize processes for conferences, corporate events, trade shows, helping attendees while interacting, having impressive experience, while ensuring safety, and not having the risk of spreading disease.
In addition, VietnamEvents has applied many new technologies in the event organization. Check-in, check out via mobile devices, QR codes, video conferences, applications to help track and trace the epidemiology are event technologies being developed by VietnamEvents to support maximum participants choosing MICE Vietnam tourism service.
Another future direction of VietnamEvents, whether the pandemic is raging or not, is the Hybrid Events. Combining virtual and real elements, Hybrid Events promises to bring customers a new experience while ensuring the needs of interaction and exchange.
With such directions and measures, VietnamEvents is gradually proving that Vietnam is the best choice for MICE tourism activities.
Why is Vietnam the best choice for MICE tourism in Asia?
Clement weather - favorable terrain - concord among the people
Convenient geographical location, easy to move, warm climate, fewer natural disasters, beautiful natural landscapes, friendly people are what you will feel when you come to Vietnam. MICE tourism really needs such a place to organize conference activities, and sightseeing and relaxation.
As mentioned above, Vietnam has done a great job in controlling the pandemic, giving people a safe state, and giving MICE tourism businesses the opportunity to grow. Even after the epidemic, Vietnam has always been believed to be a safe country, in terms of security and law.
Good legal corridor
Vietnam currently has a good and favorable legal framework for licensing domestic events and international events and conferences. With simple procedures, detailed instructions, customers can easily get permits and secure conference and event organization processes. If you are still confused in the process of applying for the license to organize activities and events, please contact VietnamEvents for the best support.
Exemption of visas for guests within ASEAN, facilitating customers' travel. Vietnam became the 150th member of the WTO, blowing a wave of travel, market research, investment promotion... At travel companies, many contracts have brought the delegation to MICE tourism. Vietnam has successfully organized a number of international conferences such as APEC conferences, ENT conferences, and ASEAN 12 head and neck surgery... creating confidence for international friends in their ability to organize quality MICE tours.
Passport of Vietnam is currently ranked 89th according to the ranking of Henley & Partners with 54 points, equivalent to 54 countries and territories that Vietnamese citizens can go to without applying for a visa in advance.
Good hotel service, competitive price
Hotel services in Vietnam with many 4-5 star hotels of many international standards, competitive prices, are suitable for conferences, events with large numbers of guests accommodation. The professionalism meets international standards, but the price here is much cheaper than in other countries in the region. This advantage will save a lot of budget for MICE tourism activities. To receive hotel or accommodation service advice, contact VietnamEvents immediately.
Many event organizers, provide professional services
Along with many professional event organizers, VietnamEvents is always ready to welcome and support MICE travel events to Vietnam. At VietnamEvents, you will receive:
Consultation (multilanguage) details of the organization's venue, expected categories, and budget
Consultation (multi-language) ideas, scripts
Design and construction
Provide event personnel
Provide event equipment
COVID-19 was not only a challenge that we faced, but it drove the application of technology and innovation. Initiatives that incorporate technology into the attendee's experience, such as digital tutorials and contactless registration, will also become widespread. VietnamEvents is a pioneer in this field, helping Vietnam gradually shape the MICE tourism industry during and after the pandemic. For more information, please contact VietnamEvents or hotline +220.127.116.11.198.Views: 128