HCM City has welcomed more than 1.8 million overseas arrivals so far this year, up by 10 per cent against the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
HCM CITY —
Tourist turnover in the first six months of this year reached VND34,000 trillion (US$1.61 billion), a 15 per cent year-on-year increase and 50 per cent of this year's planned target.
The city's plans to promote tourism and improve domestic tourist products have now come into fruition. In addition, authorities intend to work closer with south-eastern and south-western provinces and cities to develop local tour services.-VNS