Vietnamese tourism strives to reopen for business

Vietnamese tourism strives to reopen for business

The plan to receive vaccinated international tourists to Phu Quoc Island in October is facing serious challenges as the Delta variant of the coronavirus causes much of the country to implement social distancing, and airlines are forced to ditch flights.
Hoi An, Da Nang begin strict social distancing orders

Hoi An, Da Nang begin strict social distancing orders

CENTRAL REGION - The central city of Da Nang and Hoi An ancient town will begin social distancing orders under the Prime Minister's Directive 16 from 6pm on Saturday, strengthening drastic measures to control the spread of COVID-19.
‘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.
Pu Luong – a paradise amidst jungle for travellers on budget

Pu Luong – a paradise amidst jungle for travellers on budget

Located in the north central province of Thanh Hoa, Pu Luong is renowned as an ideal destination for trekkers and budget travellers because of its seclusion and fantastic scenery of terraced rice fields and primary forests.
Vietnamese tourism strives to reopen for business

Vietnamese tourism strives to reopen for business

The plan to receive vaccinated international tourists to Phu Quoc Island in October is facing serious challenges as the Delta variant of the coronavirus causes ...
Hoi An, Da Nang begin strict social distancing orders

Hoi An, Da Nang begin strict social distancing orders

CENTRAL REGION - The central city of Da Nang and Hoi An ancient town will begin social distancing orders under the Prime Minister's Directive 16 ...
Pu Luong – a paradise amidst jungle for travellers on budget

Pu Luong – a paradise amidst jungle for travellers on budget

Located in the north central province of Thanh Hoa, Pu Luong is renowned as an ideal destination for trekkers and budget travellers because of its ...
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Full-moon festival in full swing

Full-moon festival in full swing

Despite the social distancing measures currently active nationwide, many hotels in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are still trying their best to promote their festive collections of mooncakes and preserve one of the country’s most cherished traditions.
People in Ho Chi Minh City can book quarantine hotels online

People in Ho Chi Minh City can book quarantine hotels online

From August 1, people can search, book, and pay online for quarantine hotels in Ho Chi Minh City on httpssodulich.hochiminhcity.gov.vn and www.traveloka.com.
Hoteliers fight to exit pandemic quandary

Hoteliers fight to exit pandemic quandary

Social distancing measures being enforced during the current pandemic has significantly changed the way people interact, and thus created an unprecedented crisis for the hospitality sector across the globe.
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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..
The Grand Ho Tram prepares for greenlit tourism

The Grand Ho Tram prepares for greenlit tourism

Akshay Moza, vice president of the Commercial Division at The Grand Ho Tram Strip, shared with Timeout’s Que Chi his promising views on Vietnam’s tourism and hospitality industry amid the latest wave of COVID-19.
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Documentary by Vietnamese-origin director nominated for Emmy Awards

Documentary by Vietnamese-origin director nominated for Emmy Awards

“Be Water”, a film directed by Vietnamese-American Bao Nguyen, has been listed among the nominees for the 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Kim Duyen to represent Vietnam at Miss Universe 2021 in Israel

Kim Duyen to represent Vietnam at Miss Universe 2021 in Israel

Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen, the runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2019, will represent the country at this year’s Miss Universe global event, to be held in the resort city of Eliat in Israel this December.
Marvel at crossroads with 'Black Widow' big-screen return

Marvel at crossroads with 'Black Widow' big-screen return

Two years ago, after a blistering and unprecedented streak of billion-dollar-grossing movies, the Marvel superhero films took what was meant to be a short hiatus.
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Expats endure social distancing woes

Expats endure social distancing woes

Amid social distancing, many expats have been trapped in Ho Chi Minh City, as the government’s directives are further strengthening measures to protect people’s health and ensure the prevention of the pandemic.
Market coupons return after more than 30 years

Market coupons return after more than 30 years

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are handing out market coupons to go to the market on alternate days under various time frames in order to avoid large gatherings at grocery stores or markets.
Latest outbreak flips lives upside down in Ho Chi Minh city

Latest outbreak flips lives upside down in Ho Chi Minh city

The livelihoods of millions of people in Ho Chi Minh City are in limbo as the city fights to contain its largest COVID-19 outbreak yet.
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