Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Fair expected to lure 300,000 visitors

Thursday, 30/03/2023 11:30
The 19th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Fair, themed “Center of intersection - A lively journey”, will be held at September 23 Park, District 1, the southern metropolis, from April 6-9, said the organizers at a recent press conference.
The organizers provided information about the 19th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Fair.

The annual event will see a wide range of cultural, artistic and sport activities, and this year's edition will be among the activities in response to the Visit Vietnam Year 2023 hosted by the south-central province of Binh Thuan.

This year’s event will have more than 120 kiosks, fairs and exhibitions, including nearly 50 kiosks from provinces, cities, travel businesses and hotels nationwide.

The event will also show the readiness of the tourism industry before the peak season for domestic tourism during the holidays of April 30 and May 1 as well as the careful preparation for the peak season of international tourism at the end of the year.

Bui Thi Ngoc Hieu, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Tourism, said that the fair’s activities will seek to improve the quality of tourism services and promotion work.

She stressed that the event will have a series of attractive programs such as exhibitions, young music, circus, magic, stilts, flashmob dancing, and parades to promote tourism activities in Ho Chi Minh City to international tourists, especially in the summer and major holidays.

Within the framework of the event, there will be many meaningful activities such as promoting and introducing domestic tourism; a recruitment booth, a seminar on training and recruiting human resources for the city tourism industry in 2023, and a beautiful booth contest.

The festival will offer discounts of up to 50% on tourism services and products to restore the domestic tourism market and promote Vietnam's tourism on international markets.

The 19th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Fair is expected to attract about 300,000 visitors. In 2022, the event attracted the participation of 48 provinces and cities; 44 tourism, service and culinary businesses and nearly 150,000 visitors./.