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Foreign tourists spending in Vietnam remains low

Foreign tourists spending in Vietnam remains low

Average spending of Chinese tourists in Vietnam is estimated at US$638 per person and that of tourists from other countries at about US$943 per person, said the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board Secretariat.

Hanoi to welcome nearly 24 million visitors this year

Hanoi to welcome nearly 24 million visitors this year

Hanoi’s Department of Tourism estimated that by the end of 2017, the capital city will have welcomed more than 23.8 million visitors for earnings of roughly VND71 trillion (US$3.1 billion), an increase of 15% from the same period last year.

Koreans, Chinese make up half of foreign tourists to Vietnam

Koreans, Chinese make up half of foreign tourists to Vietnam

China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) remained the two largest source markets for Vietnam’s tourism with 348,000 and 224,000 visitors this month, taking their total to over 5.72 million in January-November, half of all international arrivals in Vietnam.

Travel market busy during year end

Travel market busy during year end

The year-end tourist season and New Year are approaching; it’s also a busy time to entice holiday-makers to buy tour packages, especially outbound tours.

Hoi An a hotspot for foreign stars

Hoi An a hotspot for foreign stars

VOV.VN - Hoi An is one of the most attractive destinations for foreign tourists in Vietnam. A number of international celebrities have chosen the ancient city as their ideal vacation spot, including Hollywood actor Gerard Butler, Korean star Kim Ah Joong, and Chinese actress Charmaine Sheh.

Bus assistant fired for insulting foreign tourists

Bus assistant fired for insulting foreign tourists

A bus assistant in the coastal city of Nha Trang was fired for displaying an improper attitude towards two female Russian tourists after clips recording the incident went viral on Facebook.

Vietnam serves 6.2 million foreign tourists in H1

Vietnam serves 6.2 million foreign tourists in H1

Vietnam welcomed 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 30.2%, and served 40 million domestic tourists, earning a total of VND262 trillion (US$11.5 billion) in revenue.

Vietnam records surge in foreign tourists

Vietnam records surge in foreign tourists

Vietnam welcomed more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first half of 2017, up 30.2% against last year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported on June 28.

Cambodian NA President begins official visit to Vietnam

Cambodian NA President begins official visit to Vietnam

A high-ranking delegation of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA), led by President Heng Samrin, starts a four-day official friendship visit to Vietnam on June 23, at the invitation of Vietnamese NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

HCM City to use English on street signs

HCM City to use English on street signs

The HCM City Department of Transport has asked for approval from the Ministry of Transport to use English on street signs to serve foreign tourists.

Tourism growth is not just about numbers

Tourism growth is not just about numbers

Associate Professor Pham Trung Luong, former deputy director of the Institute for Tourism Development under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, speaks to Bnews.vn on how to turn the tourism industry into a spearhead economic sector.