HCM City Travel Fair to take place virtually this month hinh anh 1Visitors at the HCM City Travel Fair last year. (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) - The annual Ho Chi Minh City Travel Fair will be held virtually for the first time from December 4 to 25, according to the city Department of Tourism.

It will be held on websites of the fair, the department at www.visithcmc.vn, e-commerce site Shopee, and Traveloka app, Le Truong Hien Hoa, deputy director of the department, said.

The festival, with the theme ‘Safe destinations- Fantastic itineraries’ this year and organised jointly with the HCM City Tourism Association, is aimed at reviving tourism as the country seeks to safely adapt to COVID.

It will have more than 100 stalls put up by travel and tourism businesses and the tourism sectors of 27 cities and provinces, offering local travel products at discounted prices.

Nguyen Thi Khanh, chairwoman of the HCM City Tourism Association, said travel firms will offer attractive discounts to revive demand after the COVID-related travel restrictions./.