Travel firms and tour operators in HCM City are offering a range of domestic tours with attractive discounts to revive demand after the COVID-19 shutdown.
Vietnamese are set to enjoy the longest holiday since new year tomorrow, and services were already strained under the expected influx of people ready to leave big cities.
HCM City plans to run a pilot car rental service for Government officials to reduce expenditures, according to Võ Văn Hoan, spokesperson for the HCM City’s People’s Committee.
Automobile rentals have doubled in price in the run-up to Tết (Lunar New Year), which begins in late January.
HCM City is struggling to seek funds for projects in seven breakthrough programmes because of budget constraints, officials said at a meeting held on Wednesday (Oct 26) in HCM City.