HCMC targets high-spending vacationers to revive post-pandemic tourism

HCMC targets high-spending tourists to revive post-pandemic tourism

Vacationers take a helicopter tour to discover HCMC from above, April 29, 2022. Picture by Duc Toan

Tourism authorities in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, Vietnam’s southern metropolis, are set to launch luxurious travel experiences because it seeks to revive the travel business following the pandemic.

“The tourism business desires to extend high-end and high-quality providers with a purpose to woo large spenders that might generate excessive and sustainable income flows,” Le Truong Hien Hoa, deputy director of the municipal Division of Tourism, instructed a gathering Thursday.

In the course of the Reunification Day vacation final week, HCMC debuted a helicopter tour that permits guests to view the metropolis from above at a value of VND4.08 million ($177) per individual for a 40-minute journey.

The helicopter tour served 200 clients in the course of the four-day weekend vacation, in line with the service supplier TST Vacationer.

It additionally plans to launch a cruise tour alongside the Saigon River that might goal the center and high-end vacationer phase with costs of VND5-10 million for a three-hour journey.

In the course of the four-day vacation break final week, HCMC welcomed 186,000 home vacationers, up one hundred pc towards the identical interval final 12 months, with room occupancy charges reaching round 70 p.c.

HCMC hopes to obtain 25 million home and three.5 million overseas vacationers this 12 months.

Its tourism sector has a income goal of VND97.7 trillion.

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