2nd HCMC Tourism Week 2022 opens

The flag-hoisting and opening ceremony of the 2nd HCMC Tourism Week 2022 was held at the Thu Ngu flagpole on Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 on December 5.
2nd HCMC Tourism Week 2022 opens ảnh 1 At the opening ceremony of the 2nd HCMC Tourism Week 2022

The travel show features a wide range of activities, including the 2nd HCMC Hot Air Balloon Festival, the 5th Techcombank HCMC International Marathon, a space of creative culture at the Thu Ngu flagpole - a 156-year-old relic of the city, 2022 “Ho Do" International Music Festival, along with many art and cultural activities which will take place at Bach Dang Wharf Park, Saigon Central Post Office, Municipal Opera Theater and HCMC Book Street.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang said that following the first successful edition of the festival launched in 2021 under the theme “HCMC-The city I love”, the southern metropolis continued to host the 2nd HCMC Tourism Week 2022 at the end of the year to affirm the city’s strong recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and welcome domestic and international visitors.

Coming to the city, tourists will have an opportunity to discover the vitality of a modern, dynamic, and colorful city. The municipal People’s Committee always creates favorable conditions for tourism and socio-economic development, she noted.