The 18th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2022 will take place from May 14 to 17, 2022, at Le Van Tam Park (District 1) with the theme “Vibrant experiences”.
The program message is “Ho Chi Minh City welcomes you – Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City”. The information was given by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism leaders at a press conference on the morning of May 5.
Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism Le Truong Hien Hoa said that the 18th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival in 2022 is an annual event in the city’s tourism industry.
The festival aims to restore and create a new atmosphere for tourism throughout the country and is also a transformational step to adapt after the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic; improve the quality of tourism services, and promote the image of the destination of Ho Chi Minh City in particular and Vietnam in general to tourists.
In addition, the festival is also an opportunity to stimulate domestic tourism in the summer of 2022 and create opportunities for businesses in the city to promote and introduce the city’s tourism stimulus program.
At the same time, creating conditions for localities and businesses to access and introduce tourism products and services to visitors, especially the Ho Chi Minh City market, contributes to promoting tourism development linkages with regions in the coming time.
The event has the participation of more than 100 units. More than 50 provinces and cities; 38 tourism service businesses; 11 restaurants and airlines (Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Vietravel Airlines, Bamboo Airways).
The space of the booths will be arranged into 3 areas: Tourism stimulus space for travel businesses and hotels; travel transport enterprises, domestic and international airlines; Exhibition space for tourism destinations and regional specialties in Vietnam; Culinary space.
In addition to the opening and closing ceremonies at the main stage of Le Van Tam Park, the 18th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival in 2022 also has many side activities within the framework of the event, such as
The National Conference “Regional linkage in training and development of high-quality tourism human resources in Vietnam after the Covid-19 pandemic; Vietnam Tourism Conference Program – Opportunities and Challenges Summer 2022; Online meeting and exchange program with Travel Bloggers about new tourism products and trends after the Covid-19 pandemic; Preparatory measures to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
At the Tourism Festival, the final night of the “Graceful Ao Dai 2022” contest will take place; The Roadshow program introduces tourism programs linking Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta.
The highlight of the event is the space to stimulate tourism and introduce to visitors a bunch of new, diverse, and rich tourism products of the city, such as The tour program “Watching Ho Chi Minh city from above“, ” Cruise on the Saigon River”; travel programs using land, water, air with preferential prices directly for visitors at the booth.