Transport ministry approves pilot opening of Phu Quoc island to foreign visitors

Transport ministry approves pilot opening of Phu Quoc island to foreign visitors

The Ministry of Transport has basically agreed to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism’s draft pilot plan on welcoming international tourists to Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Phu Quoc to welcome foreign visitors with vaccine passports by October

Phu Quoc to welcome foreign visitors with vaccine passports by October

Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang province expects to welcome international visitors with vaccine passports beginning in October.
‘Vaccine passport’ pilot to open up recovery opportunities for tourism: experts

‘Vaccine passport’ pilot to open up recovery opportunities for tourism: experts

Tourism experts said if Vietnam succeeds in piloting the ‘COVID-19 vaccine passport’ policy, the sector can bounce back, welcoming back both domestic and foreign visitors.
Getting ready for welcoming foreign visitors to Vietnam

Getting ready for welcoming foreign visitors to Vietnam

Although Vietnam’s foreign tourism market remains in a deep sleep, many localities and tourism businesses are preparing for a second tourism stimulus programme with attractive new products, also tailored for international tourists.
Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3

Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3

Only 44,000 foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam during the third quarter of this year, equivalent to just 1 percent of the figure in the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on September 29.
Wearing face masks compulsory for foreign tourists in Hoi An world heritage

Wearing face masks compulsory for foreign tourists in Hoi An world heritage

The central province of Quang Nam has required all foreign visitors to wear face masks when visiting the world heritage site of Hoi An city in the province.
Vietnam welcomes nearly 2 million foreign visitors ( Infographics)

Vietnam welcomes nearly 2 million foreign visitors ( Infographics)

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam in January reached the record 2 million.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8 percent in January

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8 percent in January

The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in January is estimated to expand 16.6 percent month-on-month and 32.8 percent year-on-year, reaching 1.99 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Better tourist experiences would lead to repeat visits: experts

Better tourist experiences would lead to repeat visits: experts

The number of foreign visitors to Viet Nam has been growing at a two-digit rate, but the return rate is low at somewhere between 10-40 per cent, experts said at the Viet Nam Travel & Tourism Summit 2019, that opened in Ha Noi on Monday.
November sees record foreign arrivals

November sees record foreign arrivals

November saw a new record in foreign arrivals at 1.8 million, according to General Statistics Office (GSO).
Da Nang tops Vietnamese tourists’ popular destinations in 2019 summer

Da Nang tops Vietnamese tourists’ popular destinations in 2019 summer

The 10 most popular destinations for Vietnamese tourists in the 2019 summer were recently revealed by Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel booking platforms, said the Vietnam National Tourism Administration.
Food and friendship draw foreign visitors

Food and friendship draw foreign visitors

ASEAN has applied various strategies to boost tourism. The unique cultures and diverse models of eco-tourism, recreational activities and travel options have made the region a top choice for tourists all over the world. Le Huong reports.
Taxi driver cheats foreign visitors with fake money

Taxi driver cheats foreign visitors with fake money

Two foreigners who were given fake money as change in Hanoi last week were conned by a taxi driver, not a cyclo driver, as previously reported, police in Hoan Kiem reported.
Vietnam welcomes over 5.5 million foreign tourists in first four months

Vietnam welcomes over 5.5 million foreign tourists in first four months

The number of foreign visitors arriving in Vietnam in April was estimated at 1.3 million, raising the total figure for the first four months of 2018 to 5.5 million, up 29.5pc over the same period last year.
Hanoi formally opens 6 more walking streets in Old Quarter

Hanoi formally opens 6 more walking streets in Old Quarter

After a six-month pilot project, authorities in Hanoi officially opened six more pedestrian zones in its famous Old Quarter on Friday to serve local people and foreign visitors in an effort to allow local artisans, households, and enterprises to better tap the old streets’ tourism.
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