With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.
Ho Chi Minh City has attracted 2.15 billion USD in foreign directed investment (FDI) in the first half of 2017, doubling the figure in the same period last year, reported the municipal People’s Committee.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport has been overloaded with infrastructure development inappropriate with increasing travel demand. In addition, hours long traffic jams have regularly occurred and flooding has been a permanent issue after heavy rains in the airport’s area.
Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and other leaders yesterday received a high level delegation of the Cuban National Assembly of People's Power, led by chairman Juan Esteban Lazo Hernandez, during its working visit to the city.