Ho Chi Minh City receives 5 millionth foreign visitor

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 16:42:09

(VOVworld) - A French citizen has become the 5 millionth foreign visitor to Ho Chi Minh City this year. Chappe Bertrand received the title after completing his Vietnam Airlines flight on Saturday.

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Mr Chappe Bertrand--the 5 millionth foreign visitor to Ho Chi Minh City



Ho Chi Minh city has seen an annual growth of 8.2% in the number of foreign visits. Its tourism industry generated 9% of the city’s revenue. Deputy Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee, Nguyen Thi Thu: “We are pleased to achieve our set targets. We pledge more favorable condition to boost the tourism sector, especially in our master-plan to promote waterways and rivers connected tours. We will restructure other related industries to boost tourism growth.”