Tet holiday of Vietnam was took place 2 weeks ago with a good new of Ho Chi Minh City, which is welcomed 40,000 – 45,000 foreign visitors. This is a sudden increase compared to the same time of 2016, according to the statistics of the local tourism sector.
Tet is Vietnamese Lunar New Year and is the traditional and most important festival holiday in Vietnam. Tan Son Nhat international Airport (Ho Chi Minh city) had a great supporting for making sure a safe, convenient and fast services for tourist on this period 2017. that is effect on the increasing number of tourists, plus the service is shift tasks to avoid flight delays and other issue.
As yearly activities on Tet holiday, there is a plenty of events were organized during the holiday in Ho Chi Minh City, attracting numerous domestic and foreign tourists come to take photographs, visiting, etc .
The number is over 1 million visitor came to Nguyen Hue Flower Street. this festival was open for 1 week, next to the Tet Book Street. Beside that, Tao Dan Spring Flower Festival and soe other tourist sites: Dam Sen park, Suoi Tien, Binh Quoi, Thanh Da were also popular attractions for foreign & domestic travelers.
On the other hand, many big travel agencies in Ho Chi Minh city such as operated New Year tours to destinations in Viet Nam and overseas. And some special tour packages were introduced Viet Nam’s Tet to foreigners, thus helping them understand the traditional culture of Viet Nam, the best way for getting Vietnam visa as their first step of discovering the country.