After a long gloomy period due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ho Chi Minh City has seen an increasing demand for MICE tourism (meeting, incentive, convention, exhibition) from both Vietnamese and foreign customers.
Ho Chi Minh City has become one of the eight candidates nominated for the title of "Asia's Best MICE Destination 2021" by World MICE Award.
MICE, a type of tourism combining meetings, incentives, conferences, and events, is evaluated as a solution to revitalise the domestic tourism market.
The hospitality sector in Vietnam this year will face losses due to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak, researcher Savills has said.
Five-star hotels outperformed their four-star counterparts across several criteria as shown by the latest survey by Grant Thornton Vietnam on the local upscale lodging industry.
The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) held a conference on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) tourism of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Hanoi on July 11.