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HCM City to host more MICE tourists next year

Update: December, 22/2017 - 09:00
HCM City will see a sharp increase in MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) tourists in 2018, according to the local Department of Tourism.— VNA/VNS Photo

HCM CITY — HCM City will see a sharp increase in MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) tourists in 2018, according to the local Department of Tourism.

The director of the city’s department, Bùi Tá Hoàng Vũ, said the city would welcome two large MICE groups consisting of 4,000 people in May alone.

MICE and waterway tourism would be promoted next year, he added.

The city welcomed an estimated 6.38 million international visitors this year and earned some VNĐ116 trillion in tourism revenues, up 22.8 per cent and 12.6 per cent from last year.

The number is expected to rise to 7.5 million next year, he said. — VNS

 

 

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