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HCMC’s tourism revenue soars in Jan-Feb

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – HCMC’s tourism sector generated over VND21.2 trillion in revenue in the first two months of 2023, surging by 62.3% year-on-year, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Between January and February, the city welcomed nearly 677,000 international tourists, rocketing 100% year-on-year, and 4.7 million domestic visitors, up 46% against the year-ago period.

In February alone, the city earned VND13 trillion from tourism and received over 2.9 million local and international travelers.

Many new and distinctive tourism products and services have been launched in the city to unlock the potential of Thu Duc City and several HCMC districts and attract visitors, according to the HCMC Department of Tourism.

HCMC is also speeding up work on key tourism projects and focusing on improving sightseeing tours, nighttime tourism activities, leisure travel, spiritual travel and wellness retreats.

Besides, the department is collaborating with relevant units to map out a detailed plan to implement the smart tourism development program in HCMC in the 2021-2025 period, Lao Dong Online reported.

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