Foreign tourists visiting HCM city
Total tourism turnover was estimated at VND62.6 trillion, up 15.7% over a year earlier, fulfilling 45% of the year’s plan.
The sector saw better growth than the same period last year, with the hosting of a wide range of activities such as Ao dai Festival, the ceremony of welcoming the first foreign tourist in 2018, Southern Food Festival and Southern Fruits Festival.
To the end of the year, the city will focus on developing and improving the quality of tourism products and services, especially developing waterway tourism, street art programs, public cultural performances, and MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions).
In addition, it will boost tourism promotion at key and potential markets; training human resources to equip knowledge and skills towards the standardization of the staff, and organizing International Travel Expo 2018./.