HCM City to Launch Tourism Activities at SEA Games 31 | Travel

During the press conference (Photo: VNA)

City of HCM (VNA) – A press conference on the 18th edition of the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival was held in the city on May 5.

The upcoming event, which is part of the “Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City” program, will be held on the occasion of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), which will be held in Vietnam this month.

It is scheduled for May 14-17 and is expected to attract over 100 units across the country.

The event will include an array of activities with the aim of promoting the city’s tourism market and its image as a safe, attractive and friendly destination for domestic and foreign tourists, said the deputy director of the municipal tourism department, The Truong Hien Hoa.

They include a national conference focusing on intra-regional connectivity in training high quality human resources for Vietnamese tourism in the post-pandemic period, another on the opportunities and challenges of tourism in Vietnam in the summer of 2022, and tourism programs between Ho Chi Minh City and localities in the Mekong Delta, among others.

New tourist products at reduced prices, including river and air tours, will be presented to festival-goers.

WED Games 31on the theme “For a stronger Southeast Asia”, will be held in the capital Hanoi and 11 neighboring provinces and cities from May 12 to 23./.


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