Annual tourism fair to return to southern metro
About 120 booths expected at next month’s Ho Chi Minh City tourism festival
An annual festival to promote Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism products will return to the city on April 3 with food, entertainment and tour discounts.
The fifth annual HCMC Tourism Festival, to be held at the Dam Sen Cultural Park, will feature a culinary fair of southern Vietnamese specialties prepared by local hotels and restaurants.
Visitors to the event will also be entertained with traditional melodies of southern Vietnam performed by famous local folk artists and music clubs.
The fifth HCMC Tourism Golden Voice singing contest and the “Ho Chi Minh City – The Hidden Charm” photo exhibition are also part of the festival.
Domestic and international tourist firms, airlines and entertainment service providers are expected to set up 120 booths for the three-day festival.
A number of prizes including vouchers and tour discounts will be offered at the event.
The HCMC Tourism Festival is held annually by the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to boost tourism and create opportunities for travel businesses to exchange ideas and improve their services.
More than 60 businesses took part in last year’s festival, which attracted more than 100,000 visitors to the three-day event.
Source : vietnewsonline.vn
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