Tourists scarce as travel bubbles fail to inflate

Tourists scarce as travel bubbles fail to inflate

Quarantine-free travel bubbles were hailed as tourism's "godsend" earlier this year, but cancellations and suspensions have deflated hopes they will herald a return to pre-pandemic normality.
Tourist arrivals to Hue monuments slump in 2020

Tourist arrivals to Hue monuments slump in 2020

Tourists visiting Hue monuments in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue sharply fell to over 1 million last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in revenue of more than 106 billion VND (4.6 million USD), down 72.62 percent year on year.
HCM City aims for 33 million tourists in 2021

HCM City aims for 33 million tourists in 2021

The southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has set a target of welcoming 33 million tourists with total revenue of more than 100 trillion VND (4.33 billion USD) in 2021.
Savouring festivals with InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach

Savouring festivals with InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach

Phu Quoc Island is emerging as an ideal destination for urban dwellers during the coming Christmas season thanks to its peaceful atmosphere.
Thailand allows partial reopening of borders to tourists

Thailand allows partial reopening of borders to tourists

Thai authorities said on October 2 that the country will begin reopening its borders to outsiders and kick-start the tourism industry plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic with a flight from China this month.
Hanoi aims to receive 39 million tourists by 2025

Hanoi aims to receive 39 million tourists by 2025

Hanoi has set itself a target to greet 35-39 million tourists by 2025, including 8-9 million foreigners, earning about 151 trillion VND (6.53 billion USD), under the city’s recently-launched tourism development strategy with a view to 2030.
Vietnam resumes stimulus tourism activities as Covid-19 put under control

Vietnam resumes stimulus tourism activities as Covid-19 put under control

To develop sustainably the tourism industry in the new normal, besides stimulating demand, the most important thing is to ensure safety for tourists.
Mekong Delta partners with Vietnam Airlines to promote tourism

Mekong Delta partners with Vietnam Airlines to promote tourism

The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 22 coordinated with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to hold a seminar on promoting tourism in the post-COVID-19 period.
Hanoi attractions reopen for tourists (photo)

Hanoi attractions reopen for tourists (photo)

Historic sites and tourist attractions in Hanoi reopened to tourists on May 14 nearly two months after being closed to prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.
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.
Vietnam a hospitable and safe destination

Vietnam a hospitable and safe destination

Amid the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Ngo Hoai Chung, vice chairman of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), shares with Hoang Oanh the solutions to ensure safety for tourists, retaining the image of Vietnam as a friendly, hospitable, and safe destination.
Tourists describe unique escapades

Tourists describe unique escapades

As the dust settles on the mass closure of borders, rendering tourism all but nonexistent for the short-term at least, more stories have emerged of tourists changing plans, being helped by locals, and adjusting to daily changes in regulations before stricter lockdowns were put in place.
Turning uniforms into runway-worthy fashion

Turning uniforms into runway-worthy fashion

After visiting Vietnam as tourists in 2004, Spanish couple Diego Cortizas and Laura Fontan fell in love with the country so much that they decided to stay and open their Hanoi-based fashion brand Chula.
Tourists found alive after two weeks lost in Australian outback

Tourists found alive after two weeks lost in Australian outback

A man and woman have been rescued after surviving two weeks in Australia's arid outback on little more than vodka, groundwater and biscuits, but a third person is still missing, police said Tuesday (Dec 3).
Four tourists among eight wounded in Jordan stabbing

Four tourists among eight wounded in Jordan stabbing

Eight people, including four tourists, were wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday (Nov 6) at the famed archaeological site of Jerash in northern Jordan, a security spokesman told AFP.
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