|Visitors at a fish farm on Sơn Islet in Cần Thơ City in the Mekong Delta. — VNS Photo Thu Hằng
HCM CITY — 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, Rạng Đông Hotel, Lotte Sài Gòn, Renaissance Riverside Sài Gòn, 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 VNĐ149,000 (US$6) for adult and VNĐ99,000 ($4) for children.
Entrance tickets to visit Skydeck - Bitexco are discounted by one-half to VNĐ100,000 ($4) and VNĐ65,000 ($3) for adults and children, respectively, on the holiday.
Tickets to visit Củ Chi Tunnels and the Sác 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, Hòa Bình, and Saco have opened short-distance tours to the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and to Phú Quốc and Côn Đảo islands as well as Nha Trang City for beach vacations. — VNS