HCMC seeks to balance economics, conservation for old villas

HCMC seeks to balance economics, conservation for old villas

As HCMC adds 35 more old villas to its index, experts believe the economic gains of villa owners should also be considered for sustainable villa conservation in the long run.

HCMC asks for ODA loan for Water Environment Improvement Project

HCMC asks for ODA loan for Water Environment Improvement Project

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have asked for an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan from Japanese government for its Water Environment Improvement Project.

Hanoi is the most recommended destination for traditional food

Hanoi is the most recommended destination for traditional food

The Future of Travel research reveals that Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are the most recommended destinations for traditional food,

HCMC tourism sector to digitalize tourist attractions

HCMC tourism sector to digitalize tourist attractions

The tourism sector in Ho Chi Minh City is planning to implement digitalization on tourist attractions in the city this year, said Director of the Department of Tourism Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa yesterday.

HCMC’s tourist spot reopens for visitors

HCMC’s tourist spot reopens for visitors

A tourist area featuring unique cultural tradition of various regions in the country, Mot Thoang Viet Nam (A glimpse of Vietnam) in HCMC’s Cu Chi District was re-opened on January 16 after a temporary halt of upgrading.

New night walking street opens in HCMC’s District 10

New night walking street opens in HCMC’s District 10

A new night walking street officially opened in HCMC’s District 10 on December 29

HCMC offers 5,000 free short trips to disadvantaged children, adults

HCMC offers 5,000 free short trips to disadvantaged children, adults

The Department of Tourism of HCMC has cooperated with the municipal Tourism Association and businesses at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens on December 26 to launch the “Tourism- Giving wings to dreams” program, offering 5,000 free one-day tours around the city to disadvantaged children, poor households and families credited with meritorious service to the country.

HCMC requires river-way tourism businesses to ensure environmental sanitation

HCMC requires river-way tourism businesses to ensure environmental sanitation

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee assigned the Municipal Department of Transport, Department of Construction, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and District- level People's Committees to carry out the works of ensuring the quality of environmental sanitation and aesthetics in rivers, canals and tourist destinations in the city.

Southeast localities discuss measures to boost linkage in tourism development

Southeast localities discuss measures to boost linkage in tourism development

The cooperation between HCMC and neighboring cities and provinces in the Southeast region aims to create diversified tourist products to attract more visitors. Additionally, local authorities and experts provide advice on improving the quality of the tourist destinations to meet international standards to travel businesses.

HCMC marks Earth Hour 2019 with various activities

HCMC marks Earth Hour 2019 with various activities

HCMC joined thousands of cities worldwide to mark the Earth Hour 2019 campaign themed “Save Energy, Save Earth” last Saturday, March 30 with a host of activities.