Relaxing visa policy to attract more foreign tourists: insiders

Relaxing visa policy to attract more foreign tourists: insiders

Vietnam’s visa policy should be more open to lure international tourists, insiders have said.
Vietnam welcomes over 954,000 foreign tourists this year

Vietnam welcomes over 954,000 foreign tourists this year

Vietnam has welcomed 954,600 foreign visitors so far this year, 10 times higher than the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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.
Hanoi ready to welcome tourists

Hanoi ready to welcome tourists

Hanoi targets to welcome 10-12 million visitors in 2022, including 1.2-2 million international tourists, with tourism safety given the top priority. The city is now strengthening linkages, promoting cooperation, sharing information, and supporting localities together to gear up tourism recovery.
Ensuring privacy and security within modern travel

Ensuring privacy and security within modern travel

With a staggering decline in international tourists of 78.7 per cent and an approximate revenue loss of $23 billion from tourism in 2020 alone, the pandemic has been particularly detrimental to the Vietnamese travel and tourism industry.
Many destinations propose welcoming international tourists

Many destinations propose welcoming international tourists

The success of welcoming the first international tourists to Vietnam last month after a pandemic hiatus has opened the door for many other famous tourist destinations to prepare to welcome back fully-vaccinated foreigners.
Coastal provinces shape up for real estate rejuvenation

Coastal provinces shape up for real estate rejuvenation

The hospitality real estate segment in some famous tourist destinations in Vietnam are showing positive signs of recovery in anticipation of a reopening of the country for international tourists.
Coordinating to establish an efficient reopening

Coordinating to establish an efficient reopening

Vietnam is set to reopen for international tourists, thus providing positivity for a market revival. Kenneth Atkinson, founder and senior advisor at Grant Thornton Vietnam, advises on the pitfalls that could hinder these efforts.
"Live fully in Vietnam" campaign welcomes back international visitors

"Live fully in Vietnam" campaign welcomes back international visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has officially launched a campaign called "Live fully in Vietnam" to welcome international tourists back to five destinations in the country.
Khanh Hoa anticipating guests to explore its treasures

Khanh Hoa anticipating guests to explore its treasures

The local authorities of Khanh Hoa province have sent a proposal to the Prime Minister regarding the pilot programme to welcome international tourists with a vaccine passport on charter flights in two phases.
Phu Quoc island on verge of opening for business

Phu Quoc island on verge of opening for business

International tourists with vaccine passports will enter Phu Quoc international airport via charter flights from November 20 to explore the island after almost two years of border closures due to the pandemic.
Hanoi strives to welcome 19 million tourists in 2021

Hanoi strives to welcome 19 million tourists in 2021

Hanoi is expected to welcome 13.16-19.04 million tourists in 2021, up 45-65.5 percent as compared with the previous year, according to a scenario put forth by the municipal tourism sector.
Vietnam greets 3.7 million foreign visitors in Q1

Vietnam greets 3.7 million foreign visitors in Q1

Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Provinces close tourist sites to prevent COVID-19

Provinces close tourist sites to prevent COVID-19

Several provinces and cities across the country have temporarily closed tourist sites to prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
PM approves tourism development strategy by 2030

PM approves tourism development strategy by 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a tourism development strategy by 2030.
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