Getting ready for Routes Asia 2022
Publish date 30-05-2022 16:32

On May 27th, Vice Chairman of the City’s People’s Committee Tran Phuoc Son chaired a meeting with relevant departments and units to review and ensure the preparation for Routes Asia 2022 taking place from June 4th to June 9th.

The 16th Asia Routes Development Forum 2022 takes place from June 4th to June 9th, 2022 in Da Nang, chaired by Informa Routes with the accompaniment of the People’s Committee of Da Nang City and Duy Anh Trading Joint Stock Company – IPP Travel Retail. The event expects the participation of more than 500 delegates from airlines in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America; airports and airport operators; aviation service providers and international travel agencies from Asia and many countries around the world.

According to the update of Informa Routes, as of May 26th, 2022, 450 delegates from 190 organizations including 81 airlines, 79 airports, 11 destinations, and 19 aviation service providers have registered. In which, 75-80% of the delegates are from Asia, the rest are from Europe, America, and Middle Eastern countries.

In addition to destination survey programs and networking with international airlines to visit and survey Da Nang’s aviation service infrastructure and outstanding tourist destinations, “Da Nang: Potential Destination of Asia” Forum promotes the potential and environment of investment, trade, and tourism. It is expected to have more than 1,000 meetings between partners on the Routes Asia’s system. Along with that, there are conferences and seminars focusing on the following topics: aviation restoration solutions; tourism recovery - tourism trends in the future; airport and airline recovery strategies; meeting aviation needs - a new trend in Asia Pacific.

Ms. Truong Thi Hong Hanh, Director of the Department of Tourism, said that the Department is currently coordinating with the media to expectantly cover the event on 80-100 websites in Australia, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, China, Singapore, New Zealand, etc. At the same time, destination survey programs and networking with international airlines will be organized to communicate and promote Da Nang booths at the Asian Aviation and Tourism Exhibition. In particular, information about Da Nang City will be promoted and provided to domestic and international visitors before, during, and after the event.

Along with that, Da Nang Investment Promotion Agency will ensure the organization of “Da Nang - Potential Destination of Asia” Forum and promoting investment opportunities into the Da Nang market in the field of aviation infrastructure, tourism, commerce, logistics, etc.

The City’s Police Department has developed a detailed plan on ensuring security and order within the framework of the event. The City’s Food Safety Board has implemented food safety inspection and supervision for the forum, and established 6 inspection and supervision teams before and during the forum.

The Department of Health will prepare resources, ensure medical care, and respond to medical emergencies at the Exhibition Center. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has established an environmental incident response team, supervises cleaning, transportation, and waste treatment activities, and monitors air quality, and sprays disinfectant.

Taking place in the context of the country’s reopening of international tourism activities after two years of being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the city hopes that the Routes Asia 2022 will provide opportunities to promote and introduce Da Nang City’s image and development potential, thereby, forming a premise for recovering and expanding the international route network, and promoting investment in the field of aviation infrastructure. Hence, Vice Chairman of the City’s People’s Committee Tran Phuoc Son requested units to strengthen communication about Routes Asia 2022, creating opportunities to promote, attract, and develop the city’s tourism industry to live up to the expectation of a potential locality for tourism and trade development in Southeast Asia, Asia, and the world.

At the meeting, Vice Chairman Tran Phuoc Son noted that the Airports Corporation of Viet Nam (ACV), the Department of Tourism, and relevant units and departments should work closely to organize Routes Asia 2022, especially welcome activities at the City’s Exhibition Center, ensuring the smoothness and attentiveness throughout the event.