HCM City resumes travel stimulus programme for nat'l holiday

Monday, Aug 31, 2020 17:33

Visitors at a fish farm on Son Islet in Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta. — VNS Photo Thu Hang

The HCM City Department of Tourism on August 31 resumed its domestic travel stimulus programme, offering a wide range of discounted tours and travel services for the National Day (September 2) holiday.

Short-distance trips and brief stays in HCM City and neighbouring provinces have been discounted by 50 per cent under the stimulus programme.

Luxury staycations at Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81, Park Hyatt, The Odys Boutique, Liberty Central Saigon Centre, Rang Dong Hotel, Lotte Sai Gon, Renaissance Riverside Sai Gon, and Nikko have discounts of nearly 50 per cent on room rates or food and beverage services at hotels.

The Hop On-Hop Off double-decker bus tour in HCM City is priced at VND149,000 (US$6) for adult and VND99,000 ($4) for children.

Entrance tickets to visit Skydeck - Bitexco are discounted by one-half to VND100,000 ($4) and VND65,000 ($3) for adults and children, respectively, on the holiday.

Tickets to visit Cu Chi Tunnels and the Sac mangrove forest have been discounted by 30 per cent for groups of 10.

The department said that companies have committed to apply COVID-19 preventive measures to ensure safety for their staff and guests.

Saigontourist Group, Vietravel, Fiditour, TST Tourist, Hoa Binh, and Saco have opened short-distance tours to the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta and to Phu Quoc and Con Dao islands as well as Nha Trang City for beach vacations. — VNS

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