First Chinese tour group visits HCM City after COVID-19

(VOVWORLD) -Ho Chi Minh City welcomed the first Chinese tour group, after China added Vietnam to its list of countries to host Chinese group tours starting March 15.

First Chinese tour group visits HCM City after COVID-19  - ảnh 1The first group of 16 Chinese tourists. (Photo: Ty Huynh)

16 Chinese tourists entered Vietnam through Tan Son Nhat airport border gate on Thursday evening. During the eight day seven night tour in Vietnam, they will visit Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat, Nha Trang, and Mui Ne.

Tang Jian, a Chinese tourist, said he is excited to return to Vietnam after three years of COVID-19 restrictions.  

"My last trip before COVID-19 was to Vietnam, so I want to choose Vietnam as the first destination to visit when tourism resumes. Vietnam has a long coastline, many beautiful beaches and many places I have not been to. I want to explore the coastline of Vietnam more," he said. 

According to a representative of the BT Tour Event Organization and Community company, welcoming Chinese tourists is a positive sign, helping the tourism industry to recover and stabilize the Vietnamese tourism market. 

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