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More foreign visitors come to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam in January 2007

05/02/07 (GMT+7)

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City received nearly 280,000 foreign visitors in the first month of 2007, an increase of 16.4 percent over the same period last year.

Visitors to Ho Chi Minh Vietnam in january 2007

Many of the foreign visitors came from the United States, Japan, Chinese Taiwan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, China, France, Singapore, Malaysia and Canada, which are the city’s top ten markets for tourism.

The number of overseas Vietnamese visiting Ho Chi Minh City in January was 82,800 and expected to increase to 120,000 by Feb. 15.

To prepare for the approaching traditional Lunar New Year festival, the city’s travel companies are offering new tours for foreign holidaymakers during the festive period, including tours especially designed for overseas Vietnamese by Saigontourist.

(Source: VNA)

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