Ho Chi Minh City launches tourism week hinh anh 1Locals and visitors responding to“Ho Chi Minh City – The city I love” tourism week (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) - Ho Chi Minh City launched the first tourism week named “Ho Chi Minh City – The city I love” on December 24, aiming to spread pride and love of the city among people, and encourage both domestic and international tourists to visit the city. 

The event, which will remain open till December 31, is also expected to contribute to the city’s post-pandemic tourism recovery and assist the business community in carrying out a variety of year-end tourism stimulus programmes in the context of safe adaptation to COVID-19.

Ho Chi Minh City launches tourism week hinh anh 2A corner of Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Hanoimoi.com.vn)
Within the framework of the tourism week, the organisers create a space at the central post office introducing images and detail information about prominent destinations of Thu Duc city and districts and holding street shows. An online photo contest themed “The city I love through the windows” is being held, attracting the participation of both Vietnamese and foreigners.

A wide range of activities are expected to take place on this occasion as well.

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang requested the city’s Tourism Authority to coordinate with other departments, sectors, Thu Duc city and districts to focus on developing tourism products to attract visitors./.