Vietnam’s goal of welcoming five million foreign visitors: expectations versus reality

Vietnam’s goal of welcoming five million foreign visitors: expectations versus reality

The tourism industry is dealing with enormous challenges that need to be resolved to achieve the goal of welcoming five million international visitors.
International visit targets “ambitious but reachable”

International visit targets “ambitious but reachable”

General director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh explained to VIR’s Hoang Oanh why he believes the tourism sector’s target of welcoming five million foreign visitors this year is reachable in the context that the country is applying suitable measures to accelerate post-pandemic recovery.
Singapore issues e-pass to foreign visitors

Singapore issues e-pass to foreign visitors

Singapore has stopped stamping on passports on foreign visitors and, in replace, issued electronic visit passes (e-Passes) for them via email, according to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
Ensuring efficiency for travel in a brand new era of tourism

Ensuring efficiency for travel in a brand new era of tourism

Vietnamese tourism saw a record-breaking year in 2019, with over 85 million domestic tourists and 18 million foreign visitors. The following year started with a continuation of the growth trend, with a record 1.99 million foreign visitors – and then COVID-19 quickly hit the country and the rest of the world.
PM directs building roadmap to welcoming foreign visitors

PM directs building roadmap to welcoming foreign visitors

The Government Office has issued a dispatch on the Prime Minister’s directions about building a roadmap to open the door to welcome foreign visitors in a safe, scientific and effective manner.
Vietnam honoured as World's, Asia's Best Golf Destination 2021

Vietnam honoured as World's, Asia's Best Golf Destination 2021

Vietnam is named the World's and Asia's Best Golf Destination 2021 at the eighth annual World Golf Awards held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
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.
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