Saigontourist Travel Service has introduced more
than 50 inbound and outbound tours nationwide on the occasion of the National
Day (September 2).
The company’s tour price has not increased compared to normal days although the
number of tourists registering for these tours has risen remarkably and is
expected to increase by 15 percent against the same period last year.
Pham Duc Hoa, deputy head of the domestic tourism department under Saigontourist
said that the company will offer 35 inbound tours including 12 special tours
departing from August 30 to September 2.
According to preliminary statistics, domestic visitors have chosen two to three
day tours while most overseas Vietnamese selected five to six day tours.
Ms Pham Thu, head of the overseas tourism department, added that so far more
than 800 tourists have booked tours to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hongkong
(China) and Cambodia.
This summer, Saigontourist has provided tours to more than 98,500 visitors, up
over 30 percent against last summer’s figure. The top destinations are Nha Trang,
Da Lat, Phan Thiet, Da Nang-Hoi An-Hue, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Hongkong