Ho Chi Minh City welcomes South African MICE tourists
Monday, 15/08/2022 10:55 (GMT+7)
The delegation of 123 MICE tourists from South Africa arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, starting their journey in Vietnam from August 11 to 14, 2022.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and the units has welcomed the tourists of ABSA company, a financial group of South Africa, to the southern hub.
|Ms. Bui Thi Ngoc Hieu, Deputy Director of the HCM City Department of Tourism, gave flowers to congratulate the MICE delegation. (Photo: sggp.com.vn)
The MICE tourists stayed at InterContinental Saigon for 4 days and 3 nights to attend conferences, enjoy food, tour the city by bus or vespa, and watch the Saigon River on ROS Yatch Club cruise.
Director of ABSA company, on behalf of the delegation, thanked the leaders of the City Department of Tourism and companies for the warm welcome, while affirming that he would continue to try to bring more tourists from South Africa to the city in the near future.
In addition to experiencing and visiting, the delegation also sought investment cooperation opportunities in Ho Chi Minh City.
The City Department of Tourism said that in recent years, MICE tourism in Ho Chi Minh City in particular and Vietnam in general has continuously won prestigious awards. For example, Ho Chi Minh City was voted “Asia’s Best MICE Travel Destination 2021”.
By the end of the year, the HCM City’s tourism industry aims to welcome many international tourist groups and continue to be the destination to organize seminars and conferences.
Since the beginning of the year, the southern hub has welcomed a number of MICE delegations such as 150 guests from the US in April and 460 guests from India in July./.