Outbound tour for Tet – new trend for Vietnamese travellers
Many Vietnamese people are choosing
outbound tours during the lunar new year festival (Tet) instead of
celebrating the holiday at home or joining domestic traditional
The Saigon Tourist Company (Saigontourist) attributed the trend to
diversity in culture and custom more evident now than before, allowing
the Vietnamese experience how Tet is celebrated in different countries.
From early last quarter of this year, major domestic travel agencies,
including Saigontourist, have launched outbound tours to meet the
demands of new year celebrations in Asia, Europe, America and Australia.
According to Saigontourist, Tet is predominantly celebrated by Asian
people so tours for the holiday focus on Asian countries, including
China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.
Tours to Singapore and Malaysia are the “hottest” due to the short
flights, reasonable expenditure, and the combination of travelling and
Apart from destinations in Asia, tours to Europe, America and Australia
are expected to be in high demand because of Asian communities in the