26/03/2019 14:35 GMT+7 print

Vietnamese airlines offer promotions at VITM

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and budget airline Jetstar Pacific will launch various promotional programmes at the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2019, which will take place from March 27-30.

Vietnam Airlines on March 25 said it will present 4,000 promotional codes for visitors who purchase online tickets at the event.

The carrier is set to offer discounts of up to 50 percent for domestic and 30 percent for international flights to Australia, Asian and European nations.

Other promotions will be introduced at the event such as weekend sales, among others.

Meanwhile, Jetstar Pacific will launch 11,000 cheap tickets for domestic and international flights. The prices will start at 11,000 VND (about 0.5 USD), excluding taxes and fees.

The two airlines will also work with travel agencies to introduce tour packages with special prices as well as their products and services for visitors of the VITM.

During the event, Jetstar Pacific will launch a programme to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which encourages passengers to donate a sum ranging from 8,000 to 30,000 VND per ticket. The proceeds will be allocated to projects minimising the impacts of GHG emissions, protecting endangered animal habitats and supporting schools in developing countries.

More information can be found at www.vietnamairlines.com and www.jetstar.com.vn, the Facebook page of the carriers, ticket offices across the country and hotlines 1900 1100 and 1900 1550, respectively.

VITM 2019, under the theme of “Green Tourism”, looks to popularise ecological, community-based, and agricultural tourism products; as well as environmental protection and climate change adaptation initiatives.

In addition, chances and challenges of tourism businesses amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be a key topic at the event.

It will include more than 500 booths showcasing tourism products and destinations, bringing together travel companies from 25 countries and territories.

The VITM is estimated to attract 85,000 visitors this year. Last year, it received 80,000.

The event will take place at the International Exhibition Centre, 91 Tran Hung Dao Street.