HCMC Tourism Festival set for next month
Update: Mar 24, 2009
HCMC Tourism Festival 2009, organized by the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with the HCMC Tourism Association, will take place at Dam Sen Cultural Park from April 3 to 5.

The festival will feature a Tourism Fair with 120 counters, southern culinary fair with 50 kiosks, the fifth HCMC Tourism Golden Voice contest, a game show called “HCMC spotlight of Asia” and a tourism photo exhibition.

In addition, restaurants and hotels owned by Ben Thanh Tourist, a prestigious brand in tourism, will organize many activities, promotion programs and game shows at counters at the festival.

Ben Thanh Tourist will also take this occasion to offer tourists new local and international tours. A cluster of tours to North and Central Vietnam will feature splendid landscapes, ancient pagodas and cultural and historic relics.

They include the four-day tour to Hanoi, Halong and Yen Tu priced at VND4.299 million per person, five-day tour to Hanoi, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Yen Tu and Halong priced at VND4.347 million per person; four-day tour to Danang City, Hoi An ancient town, My Son Sanctuary, Ba Na and Hue priced at VND3.199 million per person; and a five-day tour to Danang, Hoi An, Ngu Hanh Son, Lang Co and Hue priced at VND4.185 million a person.

As a special promotion, the four-day tour to Malaysia-Genting will include accommodation at the five-star ParkRoyal hotel for the price of a three-star hotel.

To mark the upcoming 20th anniversary, Ben Thanh Tourist is also introducing discounted tours to celebrate Liberation and Labor Day (April 30 and May 1). A tour to Ta Cu Mountain, Mui Ne, Con Dao, or just to Con Dao, promises a fascinating trip for discovering marine life, meanwhile the tour to Nha Trang City will be a relaxed holiday of stunning beaches, white sand dunes and diverse seafood.

For those interested in discovering ancient relics and learning more about Vietnamese culture and history, the Danang-Ba Na-Hue-Phong Nha tour, or the Hanoi-Ha Long-Yen Tu-Sapa tour are both good options.

International tours to Asian countries will include destinations such as Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Cambodia, and deluxe tours to European countries will include Germany, Austria, Netherlands, the U.S. and France.

The HCMC Tourism Festival will present animated programs and games with attractive gifts, and Ben Thanh Tourist will hand out vouchers worth VND200,000 to VND500,000 to enjoy outstanding culinary programs at the Liberty Hotel and Vien Dong Hotel, and VND50,000 vouchers for breakfast at Ben Thanh restaurants.

Ben Thanh Tourist
Add: 86 Ly Tu Trong St, Dist 1
Tel: (84-8) 3520 2020