호치민시장 인사말

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City

On behalf of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, I would like to extend my warmest greetings to all the participants to the 8th Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO) Forum in Ho Chi Minh City from the 20th to the 24th , June 2018,
co-hosted by Ho Chi Minh City and the Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities.

The 8th TPO Forum themed “Smart Tourism” will provide opportunities for travel agencies and member cities to exchange new ideas, information to increase their competitiveness through utilizing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as one of the tourism resources.

With its history of over 300 years, Ho Chi Minh City embraces both traditions and modernity, Eastern and Western architectural buildings, historical sites, namely Ben Thanh Market, Cu Chi Tunnels, Reunification palace, the Opera House, the Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and many others.

As one of the leading tourism hubs of the region, Ho Chi Minh City is rapidly modernizing to meet the demands of incoming tourists. The City is developing an extensive range of facilities and services: attractions, entertainment centers, world class accommodation and excellent restaurants. With these advantages, the local tourism has witnessed significant growth.

Moreover, the friendly and hospitable locals are contributing factors to the popularity of the City as a tourism destination.
We look forward to welcoming you to Ho Chi Minh City – a Friendly, Attractive and Safe Destination!

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee NGUYEN THANH PHONG