Ensuring tourism gets back on course

Ensuring tourism gets back on course

Norbert Vas, vice president of Business Development at Archipelago International, talked to VIR’s Tra My about the potential and challenges of Vietnam’s tourism market in 2023 and the prospects of foreign brands looking to expand their influence here.
Women-led producers demonstrating empowerment

Women-led producers demonstrating empowerment

By supporting small local businesses in isolated and mountainous regions, the Australian government-funded GREAT (Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism) programme has created impressive results in strengthening local women’s leadership and opportunities for local producers and service providers, especially in community-based tourism.
QR codes pushing development in digital payments

QR codes pushing development in digital payments

Due to cheap investment and fast implementation, QR codes have developed quickly to become more popular among customers across industries.
Moc Huong nurtures national soul through traditional ingredients and scents

Moc Huong nurtures national soul through traditional ingredients and scents

Hoang Thi Thanh Huyen, CEO of Moc Huong, always cherished a burning dream of creating a unique natural cosmetics brand bearing a national imprint.
Dairy segment showing off potential with fresh launches

Dairy segment showing off potential with fresh launches

Milk and other dairy products are emerging as a strong segment in the food and beverage industry, with an estimated average annual growth rate of over 12 per cent over the next few years.
South Korea and Vietnam to share blockchain know-how

South Korea and Vietnam to share blockchain know-how

Last week, an event on tech cooperation between Vietnam and South Korea saw the participation of nearly 100 attendees, including experts, entrepreneurs, and investors.
Market decline hits organic agriculture

Market decline hits organic agriculture

Despite being earmarked as fertile land and possessing ample room for development, organic agriculture is becoming less attractive to businesses because it is too costly.
Bolstering nation’s economy through network in the skies

Bolstering nation’s economy through network in the skies

The investment in small, multipurpose airports is expected to unlock the potential of tourism as well as the economic growth in some localities.
Employee shortages hinder tourism revival

Employee shortages hinder tourism revival

The tourism sector urgently needs to recruit and train additional human resources that can serve international visitors during the end-of-year peak season to ensure faster recovery in the sector as well as sustainable development.
Safety priority in adventure travel

Safety priority in adventure travel

With tourism back on the agenda after a tough few years, the success of some adventure groups is setting the stage for new options to be made available in this country.
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