Number of foreigners to southern hub rises nearly 38%
Update: Aug 13, 2018
Ho Chi Minh city greeted 4.45 million foreign tourists in Jan-July 2018, increasing by 37.7% over a year earlier or fulfilling 59.47% of the year’s plan, reported the city People’s Committee.  

Foreign tourists taking photos at Nguyen Hue pedestrian street

Total tourism turnover reached an estimated VND75.5 trillion, increasing by 16.6% over a year earlier or fulfilling 54.71% of the year’s plan.

Tourism is a spearhead economic sector, contributing to the city’s economic transfer. The city continues to affirm its position as one of the leading tourism centers in Viet Nam with numerous abundant and diversified tourism products.

Aiming to help the industry further grow, it will focus on building and carrying out promotion plans for typical events, such as Ho Chi Minh city Street Show and International Travel Expo.

In addition, the Southern hub will attach importance to effectively exploit communication and popularization on Youtube and other channels, and continue to publish the Code of Conduct for tourists.