Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism Mr. Bui Ta Hoang Vu (Photo: Dung Phuong)

HCMC earns US$1 bln per year thanks to medical tourism

Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism Mr. Bui Ta Hoang Vu yesterday answered about solutions to attract domestic and international tourists at the 20th session of the ninth Ho Chi Minh City People's Council.
Health sector enhances potential development of medical tourism

Health sector enhances potential development of medical tourism

The Department of Tourism and the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City jointly organized a program named “Introducing medical tourism products in the dental and traditional medicine field” yesterday to enhance potential development opportunities in the medical tourism field.

A multi-slice scanner in use at HCM City’s Cho Ray Hospital. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.