Nearly 2.9 million foreign tourists visit the city. Ho Chi Minh City (27/10/2011) (DDK) days 26-10, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism City. Ho Chi Minh said, as of last month 10-2011 City received a total of nearly 2.9 million international passengers, up 10% over the same period in 2010 and reached 82% of the plan year (3.5 million not). Individual Statistics May 10-2011, the city welcomed 450,000 international visitors (up 11% over the same period) with revenue estimated at 4,800 billion (up 20%). The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism City, welcomed the plan to reach 3.5 million visitors in the year 2011, TP. Ho Chi Minh City has been implementing tourism stimulus plan, which urgently finalize plans to hold Food Festival Taste of the Times in 2011 from day 7 to day 1-1 26-12-2011 -2012. This is a major international event that TP. Ho Chi Minh host, is expected to attract the participation of around 80 business units within and outside the country.