Airbnb: Ho Chi Minh City, top-five destination for single travel

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Ho Chi Minh City has joined Bangkok and Bali in a new list of best places for single travel.

Foreign visitors enjoy an exhibition at War Remnants Museum at 28 Vo Van Tan Street in HCM City’s District 3 (Photo: VNA)

According to Airbnb’s data, an accommodation service that allows people to list their homes and hotels for holiday rentals, Ho Chi Minh City is among the five most exciting places for singles.

Visitors can get lost in Ben Thanh Market in the maze of thousands of shops selling a wide range of goods.

The War Remnants Museum, the Independence Palace, and the Cu Chi Tunnels, which is 70km northwest of downtown Ho Chi Minh City, are war-related sites popular among visitors.

Ho Chi Minh City was named among the 15 fastest-growing tourist cities in the world by Travelsupermarket website, which has forecast that Vietnam's biggest city will welcome 10.2 million international tourists by 2025.

It welcomed 2.25 million foreign visitors in the first quarter of 2019, equal to 27 percent of this year's target and making up half the foreign arrivals in Vietnam in the period, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism.

Source: VNA