Agreement signed to promote Vietnamese tourism through 360 degree pictures

Thursday, 2018-09-13 17:46:27
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A 360 degree picture of the Temple of Literature in Hanoi (Photo: Tien Tuan)
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NDO – A cooperation agreement was signed between the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and VnTrip Co Ltd. on September 12 on ultilising 360-degree picture technology in promoting Vietnamese tourism.

Under the deal, an official online tourism information portal will be built to promote and advertise Vietnam’s image through 360-degree pictures, which will be compatible with different devices including mobile phones, computers and tablets.

Accordingly, the two sides will make joint effort to digitalise a database of 360 degree pictures of tourism destinations and then develop a 360-degree tourism app which will provide communications technology solutions in tourism, while enhancing the efficiency of e-marketing.

The two sides also agreed to expand their cooperation with localities and businesses in developing tourism and to apply technology in building tourist products to serve visitors.

The signing of the agreement aims to provide online services to tourists in a convenient manner at low prices, thus contributing to luring more foreign tourists to Vietnam.