(TITC) – On September 8, 2018, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) organized seminar on “Blockchain for tourism development in Viet Nam” in Ho Chi Minh City.
The seminar, held in the framework of the International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) 2018, aimed to share about technology application, particularly blockchain in tourism management and business in the context of industrial revolution 4.0.
Giving his speech at the seminar, Vice Chairman of VNAT Ha Van Sieu impressed the important role of the 4th industrial revolution and mobile technology application in tourism development.
The 4th industrial revolution brings opportunities and also challenges for almost industries including tourism. Therefore, Viet Nam tourism sector considers information technology as indispensable trend that need to be boosted for the development and competitiveness of tourism sector.
At the seminar, Mr. Alexander Rayner – Special Consultant of Amadeus Travel Intelligence shared about its databases and case-study of destination Phu Quoc, Viet Nam. In addition, speakers and attendants exchanged about useful information and advantages of blockchain technology application at some destinations, etc.