The service sectors of China as well as of Vietnam—including transport, accommodation, tourism, retail, hospitality and entertainment—will be hardest hit by the 2019-nCoV outbreak.
Vietnam overtook South Korea to claim second spot among top 10 source markets for tourism in China last year.
The exemption of fees for visa on arrival is expected to draw more Chinese tourists to Thailand during the Lunar New Year festive season.
The number of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Chinese guests visiting the central coastal city of Danang this year is estimated to post respective increases of 80% and 30% over last year and account for a staggering 80% of international tourist arrivals in the city.
Mong Cai city of Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province and Dongxing city of China on November 6 jointly held a ceremony to welcome the 10 millionth visitor travelling through the Mong Cai-Dongxing international border gate.
VOV.VN - Over the first eight months of the year, the central province of Khanh Hoa welcomed more than 4.4 million visitors, an increase of 116% compared to last year’s corresponding period, according to the provincial tourism department.
Vietnamese can trade in yuan at the border with China, the State Bank of Vietnam has decreed.
VOV.VN - Foreign arrivals to Nha Trang city in central Khanh Hoa province reached nearly 1 million in the first four months of the year, according to Khanh Hoa province’s Department of Tourism.
VOV.VN - China took the lead in the numbers of foreign arrivals to Vietnam with more than 4 million visitors last year, accounting for 31% of the total number of foreign tourists, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
All 31 Chinese visitors, a guide and four crewmembers aboard a tourist ship, were brought to shore safely after a collision between the ship and a cargo barge in Ha Long Bay, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on December 24.
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.
VOV.VN - Chinese tourists have continued to take the lead in the number of foreign visitors to Vietnam, up more than 47% to more than 2.9 million arrivals, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
VOV.VN - Khanh Hoa province’s Relics Preservation Centre has announced it has asked tourism employees to work overtime to serve Chinese tourists who have flocked to Nha Trang recently.
Vietnam has become the 10th most popular destination among Chinese tourists, according to new statistics.
Quang Ninh Province, which prides itself on the UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay, has received thousands of Chinese holidaymakers to spend the weekends in March, which has brought both opportunities and challenges to local tourism agencies.
VOV.VN - The month of January saw continued strong growth in the number of Chinese tourists to the city of Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa, reports the municipal department of tourism.
VOV.VN - Tourists from China have descended upon the quiet city of Nha Trang with selfie-sticks waving in the air and cameras flashing every few seconds. Locals would like to know what all the fuss is about.
The number of international arrivals surged 23.6% in January, following a strong year.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised down its target for tourism related income next year, citing concerns about global, regional and national economic problems and the political situation.
A number of travel firms that exclusively serve Chinese tourists in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa have been found violating many regulations in the first half of this year.