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Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To – the first king of the Ly dynasty (1010-1225), has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

A report from the Vietnam Tourism Association showed that 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad in 2016 and spent US$7-8 billion. Spending per capita was US$1,230 on outbound tours, an increase of 15% over 2015.

Czech Republic shows Vietnam tourism potential

Czech Republic shows Vietnam tourism potential

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy, the Czech Republic Ministry of Regional Development (MRD) co-hosted a Vietnam Tourism Day on October 18 in Prague to introduce the country’s tourism opportunities to Czech management agencies, travel operators and people.

Vietnam increases tourism promotion abroad

Vietnam increases tourism promotion abroad

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will organise a programme to promote Vietnam’s tourism in China from August 18-23, an activity that has been designed in the 2017 national tourism promotion programme.

Sustaining Vietnam’s tourism growth

Sustaining Vietnam’s tourism growth

VOV.VN - Vietnam has served 46 million domestic travelers and received 7.2 million foreign visitors over the past 7 months with a focus on the key tourism markets such as Northeast Asia, Western Europe, and Southeast Asia.

Vietnam tourism culture days in Laos

Vietnam tourism culture days in Laos

The Vietnam tourism culture days began in Vientiane on July 17 as part of activities to celebrate the 55th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos (September 5, 1962) and 40 years of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty on Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977).

Rising arrivals put tourism sector under pressure

Rising arrivals put tourism sector under pressure

The tourism sector is tasked to lure 13-15 million foreign visitors this year, 3-5 million higher than last year. However, the increase in the number of visitors to Vietnam has put the sector under pressure to ensure the quality of tourist destinations.

Vietnam to catch up with Thailand in 15 years: tourism minister

Vietnam to catch up with Thailand in 15 years: tourism minister

If the high growth rate of international travelers in the last two years can be maintained, Vietnam’s tourism could catch up with Singapore in two years and with Thailand in 15 years, according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.

Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020

Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020

The Vietnam Tourism Association has urged the government to extend visa waivers for European tourists and offer the same exemptions to countries such as Australia, Canada and India if it wants to double foreign arrivals in the next four years.