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Fifteen tour guides battle it out for top award

In Uncategorized on August 17, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Fifteen tour guides have gathered to compete in the final round of the second National Tour Guide Competition held in Hanoi on August 15.

Excellent competitors at the award giving ceremonyThe 15 shortlist contestants were selected from 50 candidates from 14 cities and provinces nationwide. They have performed in a range of categories, including video tape dubbing, questions and answer session, and foreign-language speaking contest.

Tour guide Huynh Cong Hieu from the Saigontourist won first prize, worth 5 million VND and a tour package for two people to the Republic of Korea . He also won the best dubbing award thanks to his presentation on Hoi An Town.

Runners-up Nguyen Hong Nguyen from Hanoitourist and Nguyen Quynh from the Saigontourist won VND4 million cash prizes and a trip for two people to Malaysia and Singapore .

Vice general director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Manh Cuong said the competition aimed to honor tour guides and reward those who excelled at their job, helping contribute towards improving the Vietnamese tourism industry.

Source: SGGP

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