Vietnam hosts yacht festival
Published on Mar 21, 2011
Vietnam’s southeastern coastal province of Binh Thuan has hosted the 2011 International Yacht Festival, the Vietnam News Agency reported. Running from 17-20 March in the city of Phan Thiet, the event had the theme ‘Ship, Sea, Sand and Sun’. Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister, Nguyen Thien Nhan, who addressed the festival’s opening ceremony, said the event would open up new opportunities for the country to further develop its maritime tourism and yacht building industries. It was the first time the event had been hosted in Vietnam.
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