HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

Amid several difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic and decreasing oil price that have caused many countries to fall into a crisis, the fact that Ho Chi Minh City still managed to post positive economic growth in the first six months of this year is a miracle, said Mr. Huynh Van Hung, Director of the Department of Statistics of HCMC, at a press conference to announce the city’s socio-economic data in the first six months of this year.
Five safety evaluation criteria sets for Covid-19 released

Five safety evaluation criteria sets for Covid-19 released

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control yesterday formally announced 5 sets of safety evaluation criteria for Covid-19 regarding catering businesses, tourism, industry and trade, education, and transport.

Foreign tourists visit a dragon fruit field. (Photo: SGGP)

Binh Thuan opens tours to dragon fruit fields

Binh Thuan Province is known as not only a place with strong development in tourism but also the largest area specializing in growing dragon fruit across the country. For years, the idea of the model of community tourism attaching with dragon fruit production has been kindled. By the end of last year, that model has been realized by the Tourism Promotion Information Center of Binh Thuan Province in association with the People’s Committee of Ham My Commune.
Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang Province said that since the beginning of this year the province has held several events to advertise tourism, promote investment and carry out tourism projects in order to attract more tourists to the province.
Party Chief Nhan talks to seminar participants (Photo: SGGP)

Tourism must benefit city dwellers: Party Chief

Speaking at the Department of Tourism’s seminar yesterday, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan emphasized that city dwellers must enjoy benefit from tourism industry- generally regarded as the cornerstone of sustainable tourism.
Foreign tourists buy goods at Ben Thanh Market. (Photo: SGGP)

Ho Chi Minh City becomes more attractive to visitors

According to the Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City, the number of foreign visitors to the city was estimated at more than 2.2 million people since the beginning of this year with total tourism revenue at about VND40 trillion (US$1.72 billion), achieving 26.6 percent of this year’s plan.
Golden Bridge, an attraction in Da Nang City.

Da Nang welcomes first direct flight from Chiang Mai

The Department of Tourism of Da Nang City on April 12 collaborated with the Malaysian low-fare carrier Air Asia to hold a ceremony to welcome the first flight from Chiang Mai (Thailand) to the city, carrying 180 passengers.