HCMC Tourism Day 2016 to attract 250, 000 visitors

The 2016 Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Day was opened at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24.

Local visitors pour to tourism day (Photo:SGGP)

The event is estimated to attract 250, 000 visitors, a huge number of travel agencies, hotels and restaurants from cities and provinces nationwide and neighboring countries such as Thailand, Malaysia and Laos with150 pavilions.

Many special music performances and food festival will take place during four day event.

Stressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Le Van Khoa said that the annual event which organized by the HCM City's Department of Tourism and Tourism Association is aimed at promoting the city's tourism brands and enhancing domestic tourism, and advertising the best travel services & products with the preferential prices to residents.

In 2015, Ho Chi Minh City welcomed 4, 6 million international travelers. The total turnover from the city’s tourism industry increased 10 percent over 28 percent compared to the country’s turnover.

The HCMC Tourism Day 2016 will last until March 27.

By Thi Hong- Translated by Huyen Huong

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