The best 96 tourist trademarks in Ho Chi Minh City in 2012 were honoured at a ceremony on April 6 in the framework of the 9 th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival.

The winners, selected from 213 participating businesses, include travel companies, hotels, tourism websites, shopping malls, trade centres and shipping companies.

This year, besides the top travel agency award, there are five prospective awards and 6 awards for services that attract great numbers of domestic and foreign tourists.

The awards aim to encourage tourism businesses to raise the quality of their services, diversify tourism products and improve their professionalism.

Last year, HCM City’s tourism sector recorded a revenue of over 71 trillion VND.-VNA