At a press conference on November 8, the municipal Department of Tourism said the event will provide information about local tourism products on offer, policies and development plans for the city’s cruise tourism industry over the coming years. The event will offer an excellent chance for Danang to attract more business from cruise tourists in the future. The conference is expected to draw between 80 to 100 delegates, including 20 foreigners, 20 domestic delegates and 50 local guests who are leaders of Danang City, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the Vietnam Tourism Association, Danang tourism associations and Danang Port. Representatives of cruise and travel agents such as Saigontourist, Destination Asia Vietnam, Tan Hong OTC, APL, Evergreen, and OOCL and those from foreign cruise lines operating in Vietnam including Genting Dream Hongkong, Henna, Costa Classia, and Super Star Aquarius will also attend the event. It will also serve as a place for local businesses to set up partnerships with international cruise lines and travel agents in order to boost the development of cruise tourism industry of Danang in the future.