Ho Chi Minh City offers cut-price deals to stimulate domestic tourism

A tourism stimulus programme with appealing cut-price deals is launched by  Ho Chi Minh City’s Tourism Department and Tourism Association on June 9, attempting to attract domestic travellers.


ho chi minh city offers cut price deals to stimulate domestic tourism
(Photo: Nhan Dan Online)

The move was made in response to the ‘Vietnamese people travel Vietnam’ campaign, launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The Ho Chi Minh City-based programme will run through the end of this year with nearly 260 tours and 280,000 vouchers with discounts of up to 70%.

According to Bui Ta Hoang Vu, Director of the municipal Tourism Department, the highlights of the programme include tours to a high-technology agricultural area, Thanh An – Can Gio, and Cu Chi – Ben Duoc, the price for which being only VND99,000 per person.

Visitors can also enjoy a 34% discount on tickets for the river way route to the Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) Museum, and 50% off fares on the double-decker city tour Hop on – Hop off service.

Twelve other tourist sites and entertainment places in the city will also offer discounts on entrance fees under the programme.

On the occasion, a website on tourism promotion has been debuted to provide visitors with detailed information on all tours exploring the city.