Thailand to cut subsidy for domestic tourism

Thailand to cut subsidy for domestic tourism

The subsidy scheme for domestic tourists might be reduced to 500,000 rooms from 1.5 million after the Thai cabinet this week cut the proposed budget of 8.7 billion baht (nearly 250 million USD) by half, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
A bumper summer for domestic tourism

A bumper summer for domestic tourism

Overcrowding at airports and popular domestic destinations during the peak season for domestic tourism is familiar, but this year it is an increasingly serious problem.
Domestic tourists hit five million at the beginning of May

Domestic tourists hit five million at the beginning of May

According to statistics from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, about five million domestic tourists have made trips in the first few days of May.
Domestic tourism can bounce back to glory days of the past

Domestic tourism can bounce back to glory days of the past

The number of bookings for destinations increased sharply for the official holidays last week, signalling a domestic tourism boom for the summer months.
Mixed prospects for domestic tourism resurgence

Mixed prospects for domestic tourism resurgence

Although domestic tourism is showing signs of recovery, with more localities even gearing up for pilot plans to welcome non-national tourists, the stubborn pandemic is continuing to hinder efforts to fully revive the sector in Vietnam.
Thailand lowers domestic tourism targets

Thailand lowers domestic tourism targets

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has downgraded its outlook for domestic tourism this year due to the economic downturn and a third wave of COVID-19.
Da Nang joins hands with central provinces to promote domestic tourism

Da Nang joins hands with central provinces to promote domestic tourism

A joint domestic tourism stimulus programme has been announced by the Da Nang Department of Tourism in coordination with three localities in the central region.
HCM City targets domestic market for tourism recovery

HCM City targets domestic market for tourism recovery

HCM CITY - The HCM City tourism sector this year plans to focus on digitalisation of the industry and promotion of domestic tourism amid a downturn in tourism because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ministry asks for continued domestic tourism stimulus programmes

Ministry asks for continued domestic tourism stimulus programmes

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document, asking tourism management departments, tourism associations and businesses to continue carrying out domestic tourism stimulus programmes in the remaining months of 2020.
Rapid explosion in the domestic tourism arena

Rapid explosion in the domestic tourism arena

Responding to the national tourism stimulus programme “Vietnamese travelling Vietnam” launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, many businesses, travel agencies, restaurants, hotels, and other destinations have simultaneously reduced ticket prices and offered special deals to attract tourists, creating a domestic travel craze starting in May and expecting to last until the end of this year.
Vietnam’s economy attractive to foreign investment: int’l media

Vietnam’s economy attractive to foreign investment: int’l media

Vietnam is like a rising star, meeting all the factors to improve its economic image and attract more foreign investment flows, according to an article published by The Times of India.
International tourists down nearly 50 percent

International tourists down nearly 50 percent

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 48.8 percent decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first five months of the year, with the total standing at 3.73 million.
Tourists to Hanoi reduce by 98.4 percent in April

Tourists to Hanoi reduce by 98.4 percent in April

The number of tourists to Hanoi dropped 98.4 percent year on year to just 35,500 in April, it was reported at a meeting of the municipal People’s Committee on May 6.