Ho Chi Minh City builds urban river-based tourism brand
The second Ho Chi Minh City River Festival was successfully wrapped up on June 9 with impressive boat parade, artistic light show, and performances of water sports.
The world’s leading online travel platform, Booking.com, has announced a list of the 10 top-searched domestic destinations by Vietnamese tourists from June 15 to August 15.
HCMC - Con Dao high-speed ferry service put into operation
On the morning of May 13, Phu Quoc High-Speed Boat Joint Stock Company held a ceremony to officially launch the high-speed ferry route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Con…
Ho Chi Minh City hosts second river festival in 2024
 The 2024 HCM City River Festival is set to take place from May 31 to June 9 at the Nha Rong Area in Khanh Hoi - Saigon Port, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism.
Ho Chi Minh City: Cho Quan Hospital Prison relic site offers 10 days of opening to visitors
The national historical relic at Cho Quan Hospital Prison, where General Secretary Tran Phu sacrificed his life, in HCMC’s District 5 greeted hundreds of visitors on Labor Day (May 1).
Tan Son Nhat airport braces for holiday rush
As the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) holiday is approaching, Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC is gearing up for a surge in passenger traffic.
HCM City to hold second international photography festival
 The second international photography festival 2024 is scheduled to get underway from November 29 to December 2 in Ho Chi Minh City, with the event featuring a wide range of activities.      
HCMC puts 70 electric cars on trial serving for tourists
Saigon Public Transport Company Limited on April 12 put into a pilot use of 70 electric cars with a capacity of eight to ten seats to serve tourists for tours around Ho Chi Minh City’s downtown area .
HCMC to put Metro Line 1 into service on July 1
Urban Railway Company Limited No.1 HCMC has announced that the first seven trains will begin commercial service on July 1 on Metro Line No. 1, which connects Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Theme Park.
Ho Chi Minh City named as favourite destination among APAC tourists
Ho Chi Minh City, the largest financial centre and most populous locality in Vietnam, has been chosen as the most searched destination for Asia-Pacific tourists visiting the country in the first quarter of this year, according to the Netherland-based travel website Booking.com.
Saigon River planning gives HCMC opportunities
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Phan Van Mai said that studies to preserve and promote the value of the Saigon River in the general planning of Ho Chi Minh City and Thu Duc City is very important giving the city more opportunities.
Unlocking HCMC’s river tourism potential
HCMC has long seen the potential of river tourism as a key driver for boosting tourism revenue, yet this potential remains largely untapped despite efforts to develop the sector. The Saigon River, the city’s main waterway, offers a unique blend of urban life and tranquility along its banks, presenting a promising canvas for tourism.
HCMC approves pilot plan using electric vehicles in tourism
Vice Chairman of the HCMC People's Committee Bui Xuan Cuong signed Decision No. 367/QD-UBND on approving a pilot program to use four-wheeled electric vehicles for tourism in the city.
Spring tours attracting large quantities of customers
HCMC and other provinces in general have seen a great number of tourists registering for spring tours, signaling a promising year for the tourism sector.
HCMC’s museums to offer night tours to attract tourists
Southern Women's Museum in HCMC plans to offer an evening tour with art programs featuring southern culture to attract visitors.