Ho Chi Minh City tourism festival to kick off
Update: Apr 06, 2018
The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2018 will get underway at 23 September Park from April 12-15, offering nearly 60,000 domestic and foreign tour vouchers at 15-16 percent discount. 

During a press conference organised by the municipal Tourism Department on April 5, Deputy Director of the municipal Centre for Tourism Promotion Tran Ngoc Dong Quan said the festival, themed “Discovering 2018 summer”, will feature around 150 booths by travel agencies, hotels, retailers, restaurants, transporters and airliners at home and abroad. 

Other promotions such as gold hour of shocking prices, lucky draw, and buy 1 get 1 are also available. Seminars on introducing tourism information and Gotadi ticket reservation, and improving the efficiency of online tourism will also be held. 

Mr. Quan said the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will also offer 2,400 codes with a 30 percent discount for domestic and foreign flights during the event, and a discount up to 49 percent for delegations on international flights. 

On April 14 evening, a ceremony to honour top 100 tourism brands of the city will also be organised. It is a prestigious award to honour tourism companies based in the city. 

According to the organising board, the festival is expected to become a channel to popularise quality destinations and contribute to stimulating demand.