Vietnam Airlines (VNA) recently announced it will extend a promotion to sell cheap tickets for domestic tours until December 31 to help stimulate domestic tourism.
|Vietnam Airlines extends promotion time for cheap tickets until December 31,2009.|
Promotion price tickets, since June 1 to September 30, from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue, Da Nang, Hanoi, Vinh and Hai Phong will be unchanged and extended to December 31.
VNA also offered promotional price tickets from HCM City to Nha Trang, Da Lat VND810,000 return.
A special ticket, HCMC – Dong Hoi, Quang Binh – Hanoi, then returning to HCMC costs VND1.65 million.
Vietnam Airlines has also applied promotions to other routes, with travel agencies hoping the number of passengers will increase sharply over the next coming months.
VNA said it also wants to boost the number of overseas Vietnamese passengers returning to Vietnam at the end of the year.
The announcement came after September figures showed that only 420 passengers bought cheap tours from HCMC to the North and Central regions, 23 percent of travelers compared with August.