Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017
The 2017 Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival kicks off tomorrow in Vietnam. 82 travel agents and companies from 39 cities and provinces will join the festival, themed “Welcome Summer 2017” which will be held at Le Van Tam park in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
Myriads of substantial discounts on tour packages as well as air tickets are available for those with wanderlust during the Festival. Tours and air fares with discounts from 10 per cent to 70 per cent will be offered by the businesses.
In addition to booths arranged for travel agents, international tourism organisations and airlines, there are areas for tourism start-up enterprises where policies to support start-up businesses and the annual Startup Wheel 2017 contest will be introduced.
Highlights of the festival will be “Colours of the Northwest” programme in the opening ceremony and a ceremony to honour top 100 tourism brands in the city.
There will also be a tourism photo contest during the festival. Vietnam’s beauty and amazing Ho Chi Minh City will be depicted through an art performance entitled “Vietnam-a wonderful journey”.