VOV.VN - Turning tourism into one of Vietnam’s spearhead economic sectors in addition to the digital economy and agriculture is seen as a viable strategy for national development, adding fresh impetus to promoting the country’s international economic integration.
Time Out reporter explores how Vietnam is maximising its venue capacity to become the fastest-growing luxury MICE destination in Asia.
The central coastal city of Da Nang has become a popular destination for both domestic and foreign tourists in recent years.
Experts from travel and hotel industry gathered to discuss the development of MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) tourism in Ho Chi Minh City on September 6.
Vietnam has seen international arrivals this month growing over 30%, with some traditional visitor-generating markets even posting growth of over 50%, shows data of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
A sharp increase in MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) tourist arrivals in HCM City has fuelled concern among tourism firms over possible shortages of hotel rooms and conference halls.
A new tourism product is emerging in Vietnam, combining luxury MICE business trips with personal time spent travelling in style.
VOV.VN - Representatives of more than 30 travel agencies in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have visited Danang and Hoi An city of Quang Nam province to survey MICE tourism opportunities.
Having won a contract to organize a trip for 1,013 tourists to Indonesia’s Bali, Ben Thanh Tourist has ended up in booking tickets from six airlines after a tough struggle to secure enough air tickets for the group.
HCM City’s Department of Tourism will focus on developing and marketing destinations to increase the number of foreign arrivals to the city to six million this year, officials have said.
The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City received the first international tourists of the year 2017 at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport on January 1.
A German passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN36, which landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in the morning of January 1, was the first foreign visitor to set foot in Hanoi in 2017.
Ten leading Thai exhibition organisers came to Hanoi on December 2 for a business-to-business forum to meet Vietnamese enterprises, trade promotion organisations and associations.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has told an executive of Las Vegas Sand Corp. that he expects more US firms will run long-term business and investment in his city.
Investment from China’s Taiwan in Vietnam is expected to surge in the coming time with the territory’s “Look South” policy, a business executive has said.
Ho Chi Minh City will become a new destination for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) tourism in Southeast Asia thanks to its dynamic development, especially in transport infrastructure and accommodations.
The southeastern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on August 10 organised a conference in Ho Chi Minh City calling for investment in four major areas.
The southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau will focus its investment on hi-tech industry and agriculture, port logistics and high-quality tourism.
The TransViet Travel company was listed in Vietnam’s top 10 leading international tour operators in 2016 voted by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents.
VOV.VN - Business convention tourism is one of the most lucrative segments of the tourism industry, but Ho Chi Minh City is lagging behind neighbouring capitals in its potential to attract such clients, market watchers have said.