Foreign visitors to Ho Chi Minh City surge during Tet

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(VOVWORLD) -Foreign visitors to the Ho Chi Minh City totaled 75,000 over the past days of Tet holidays, up 15.4% over the same period last year, the municipal Department of Tourism said on Monday, the third day of the Lunar New Year holidays. 
Foreign visitors to Ho Chi Minh City surge during Tet - ảnh 1Tourists pose for a photo in front of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee building. Photo: VNA

The Department estimated that from February 8 to February 14, the number of visitors will rise to 1.8 million, an increase of 5.9% compared to last year, earning 270 million USD, 4% higher than the same period last year.

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, high-end resort tours and free & easy tours (a combo of air tickets and high-end hotels) have been much sought after. Foreign tourists, especially cruise passengers and travelers who have not booked tour companies, also increased sharply.

Travel businesses have launched diverse tourism products: Thu Duc spring tour; Spring tour to Binh Dong wharf; Tet celebration with celebrities; Saigon in the past - Ho Chi Minh City today; Exploring the city's architectural gems; and Saigon's hundred-year heritage.