Introducing Nha Trang tourism to APEC delegates

Monday, 27/02/2017, 23:00 [GMT+7]

Introducing Nha Trang tourism to APEC delegates

The 2017 APEC delegates attending the Workshop on Sustainable Tourism of Tourism Working Group (TWG) in Nha Trang City took a city tour on 26 February. The delegates visited Ponagar Temple, Hon Chong tourist site and Pyramid Shopping Center. 
 
During the city tour, the delegates were introduced to the history and culture of Ponagar Temple, unique architecture of the monument, Cham dances, brocade waving, agarwood and products made of agarwood; enjoyed “agar coffee” of Khanh Hoa Aquilaria Crassna Co., Ltd.; sightsaw landscape at Hon Chong tourist site; watched traditional musical instrument show. 
 
The tour was also an opportunity to promote the tourism of Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa to the delegates who work in the tourism field from APEC member economies and international tourism organizations.
 
Following are some images of the APEC delegates touring Nha Trang City.

 

APEC delegates visiting Ponagar Temple.
APEC delegates visiting Ponagar Temple.

 

 

Tour guide introducing legend of Ponagar Goddess to delegates.
Tour guide introducing legend of Ponagar Goddess to delegates.

 

Delegates taking souvenir photo with tour guides wearing ao dai (Vietnamese traditional costume).
A delegate taking souvenir photo with tour guides wearing ao dai (Vietnamese traditional costume).

 

Delegates at Nha Trang Club-House (Hon Chong tourist site)
Delegates at Nha Trang Club-House (Hon Chong tourist site)

 

Watching Vietnamese traditional musical instrument performances.
Watching Vietnamese traditional musical instrument performances.

 

A delegate trying playing “đàn bầu” (monochord).
A delegate trying playing “đàn bầu” (monochord).

 

Delegates learning about agarwood at Pyramid Shopping Center.
Delegates learning about agarwood at Pyramid Shopping Center.

 

Contemplating products made of agarwood.
Contemplating products made of agarwood.

 

Making “agar coffee” to serve APEC delegates.
Making “agar coffee” to serve APEC delegates.

 

Delegates enjoying “agar coffee” while being introduced to agarwood, specialty of Khanh Hoa.
Delegates enjoying “agar coffee” while being introduced to agarwood, specialty of Khanh Hoa.

 

Representative of Khanh Hoa Aquilaria Crassna Co., Ltd. offering souvenir gifts to APEC delegates.
Representative of Khanh Hoa Aquilaria Crassna Co., Ltd. offering souvenir gifts to APEC delegates.

 

Thanh Thao - Ma Phuong

Translated by H.N