The director of the city’s department, Bui Ta Hoang Vu, said the city would welcome two large MICE groups consisting of 4,000 people in May alone. 

Ho Chi Minh City will see a sharp increase in MICE tourists in 2018, according to the local Department of Tourism 

MICE and waterway tourism would be promoted next year, he added. 

The city welcomed an estimated 6.38 million international visitors this year and earned some VND 116 trillion in tourism revenues, up 22.8 percent and 12.6 percent from last year. 

The number is expected to rise to 7.5 million next year, he said. 

Source: VNA