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Vietnam Tet tour booking sees dramatic rise

29/01/07 (GMT+7)

The number of holiday makers who have booked VIetnam tours at VIetnam travel companies during the coming traditional New Year has increased dramatically, about 30% higher than the same period last year.

Vietnam Tet tour booking

During this New Year’s celebrations, tourists have numerous choices to select Vietnam tours because Vietnam travel firms have announced series of inbound and outbound Vietnam Tet tours since early January.

So far, many big Vietnam travel firms have had to refuse tourists to book some tours because they have been all reserved. Fiditour said the firm had drawn nearly 7,000 tourists booking outbound tours during the Vietnam Tet, more than 16,000 booking Vietnam domestic tours and over 4,000 foreigners booking Vietnam inbound tours.

The Vietravel Company alone has attracted more than 13,000 registered tourists, including 5,500 tourists travelling abroad and about 5,000 others travelling in the country.

This is the first time the number of travellers who will travel abroad during Tet is higher than that of those who booked VIetnam domestic tours at the Vietravel. Other companies like Saigontourist, Ben Thanh Tourist, Festival, SPSC Tour and Nimbus Tourist have also drawn a large number of Tet tour bookings.

Tours to the western region of southern Vietnam such as Chau Doc – Ha Tien, My Tho – Thoi Son islet; and sea tours such as Phan Thiet – Nha Trang – Ninh Chu have attracted many reservations. This is also the first time tours to China and Hong Kong have drawn more bookings than tours to Thailand.

Different from the previous years when tourists used to book tours late, this lunar New Year has seen a new tendency of early tour booking. Although the Tet is coming in three weeks’ time, many tours have been all booked, said Saigontourist, for example tours to Singapore on the first, second and fourth days of the lunar New Year, tours to Malaysia and Singapore on the first three days of the New Year, tours to Hong Kong of the fourth day and tours to China on the third day of the New Year.

Saigontourist’s inbound tours to Phu Quoc, Nha Trang (staying at the VinPearl resort) and the ancient city of Hue and Da Nang city (by air) have been all booked.

(Source: ND)

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