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.
Foreign tourists could soon enjoy visa exemptions again

Foreign tourists could soon enjoy visa exemptions again

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposed to relaunch visa exemptions for visitors from 24 countries and territories to promote the demand in the tourism sector.
Tourism board proposes complete opening of market from May 1

Tourism board proposes complete opening of market from May 1

The Tourism Advisory Board (TAB), the Private Sector Development Committee (Committee IV) and the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) Alliance have proposed that the Government remove all domestic and international travel restrictions and completely reopen the tourism market from May 1.
Da Nang to host Routes Asia 2022

Da Nang to host Routes Asia 2022

The Asian route development forum 2020 (Routes Asia 2022) will be held in the central city of Da Nang, with the municipal People’s Committee and Department of Tourism, and IPP Travel Retail being selected as the hosts of the event.
Tourism hotspots feeling the heat

Tourism hotspots feeling the heat

High-end hotels and resorts recorded an increase in visitors after many localities reopened to tourism, with some domestic businesses speeding up negotiations with foreign partners to benchmark the recovery of the international tourist market.
Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Kenneth M. Atkinson, founder and senior adviser of Grant Thornton Vietnam cum vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board, shared with VIR..
Vietnamese tourism moves to new stage of development in 2021

Vietnamese tourism moves to new stage of development in 2021

Vietnam’s tourism sector will enter a new stage of development this year, with new measures sought to not only recover tourism activities but also ensure disease prevention and people’s safety, Vu The Binh, permanent vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, has told the media.
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.
Pandemic a test of fire for Vietnamese enterprises

Pandemic a test of fire for Vietnamese enterprises

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a test for Vietnamese businesses as many have been and will be struggling to recover for the foreseeable future. Those who emerge from the crisis will have proven their mettle by overcoming an unprecedented and difficult time, said business leaders.
Hanoi’s tourism sector moves to welcome visitors again

Hanoi’s tourism sector moves to welcome visitors again

As the resurgence of COVID-19 in Vietnam has been basically brought under control, the tourism sector in the capital city of Hanoi has been swiftly making plans to attract visitors again and gradually return to previous levels of growth.
Ninh Binh to continue as host of National Tourism Year in 2021

Ninh Binh to continue as host of National Tourism Year in 2021

The northern province of Ninh Binh will continue to be host of National Tourism Year in 2021 after activities within this year’s programme were cancelled due to COVID-19.
Quang Ninh offers tourism stimulus packages

Quang Ninh offers tourism stimulus packages

Communication campaigns and various promotions are the measures being taken in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh to promote tourism.
Tourism industry predicted to recover rapidly after COVID-19

Tourism industry predicted to recover rapidly after COVID-19

Hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s tourism sector is likely to be one of the first to recover strongly after the pandemic is brought under control, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam.
Vietnam’s tourism sector active in controlling 2019-nCoV spread

Vietnam’s tourism sector active in controlling 2019-nCoV spread

The tourism sector of Vietnam is actively taking measures to contribute to curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and limiting the impact of the virus, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has affirmed.
Vietnam strives to hit tourism target ahead of schedule

Vietnam strives to hit tourism target ahead of schedule

Vietnam is striving to achieve its goal of welcoming 17.5 – 18 million international tourists by the end of 2019, a year earlier than scheduled.
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