Saigontourist is expected to welcome more than 15,000 domestic and international tourists on this holiday, an increase of 15 per cent compared to the same period last year.
Ms. Doan Thi Thanh Ha, Head of the Company’s Marketing Department, said most of the booked tours last from 3 to 5 days.
Since this June, the Company has launched over 100 tours in Vietnam and abroad for September 2nd holidays ranging from the economic tour such as Iko Travel to traditional and luxurious ones, including Premium Travel.
Similarly, Vietravel has also offered over 100 domestic and international tours to meet the growing demands of tourists.
The Company hopes to serve around 2,000 Vietnamese and 2,500 international visitors, up by 20 per cent in comparison with last year.
Saigontourist, Vietravel and several other Vietnam tourism agencies have applied a price stabilising policy in order to attract more tourists while prices of have increased by 5 to 10 percent due to the increased air fares.
Vietravel also launched discount tours from Ho Chi Minh City to the Central Region, valued at VND 1.5 million per ticket and to Phu Quoc, at VND 1.7 million per ticket.
Tours to Dalat, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Con Dao, Hue and Danang have been the most attractive to tourists, according to Mr. Tran The Dung, Deputy-Director of The He Tre (Young Generation) Tourist Company.
Tours to historical and cultural relic sites in the North have reduced in price from VND 2.5 million to VND 2 million.
Diving tours, designed by Vietnam Diving Center-Vinadive, in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province are also showing increased interest with reasonable prices. Daily diving tour costs VND 470,000 a ticket; a four-island sightseeing tour is valued at VND 650,000 a ticket for a group of ten people and upwards.
Tours to Brunei, Thailand, Singapore and the Republic of Korea have attracted a lot of tourists as well.