Visitors are shopping in a mall in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC eyes development of shopping tourism

Travel businesses in HCMC have planned to kick-start the international tourism after the pandemic has been successfully controlled. The city’s tourism industry also has a sustainable development strategy to promote its strong point of shopping tourism and turn the southern economic hub into one of the most favorite shopping destinations in the Southeast Asia, said Director of the Department of Tourism of HCMC, Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa.