Ho Chi Minh City has welcomed more than 1.8 million overseas
arrivals so far this year, up by 10 percent against the same period last
The City’s Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced the figures on June 20.
The turnover from tourists in the first six months of this year has
reached 34,000 trillion VND, a 15 percent year on year increase and 50
percent of this year’s planned target.
The City’s plans to promote tourism and improve domestic tourist products have now come to fruition.
In addition, it intends to work closer with Southeastern and
Southwestern provinces and cities to develop local tour services.
The City has also been creating a safe, friendly and civilised environment to enable the tourist industry to thrive.-VNA