This year, as there is only one day off, most holidaymakers have chosen short-term tours to nearby destinations without COVID-19 or to spots that have been announced safe from the pandemic.
The HCM City Department of Tourism yesterday (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.
The condotel market has faced a gloomy period due to low absorption rate while inventory has been on the rise, experts said.
The HCM City Department of Tourism said it has submitted to the State Bank of Việt Nam a list of 31 travel and tourism firms that are seeking help to make it through the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The HCM City Department of Tourism yesterday (Feb 20) called on the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism to seek preferential policies from the Government to soften the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
They were on flight OZ731 of Asian Airlines from Seoul in South Korea to Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City last Tuesday.