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Foreign firms optimistic about Vietnam’s economic recovery

Foreign firms optimistic about Vietnam’s economic recovery

Foreign corporate executives remain optimistic about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite the new COVID-19 outbreak that prompted the imposition of social distancing in some localities, especially in the central city of Da Nang.

Challenges hinder development of renewable energy

Challenges hinder development of renewable energy

Renewable energy has emerged as one of the most preferred sectors for investment in Vietnam, according to a survey by international consulting firm Grant Thornton, but the development of such projects has been hampered by a number of challenges.

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

The average room rate for five-star hotels in Vietnam in 2017 recovered from a 2.2% decline from the previous year, picking up 4.2% to US$107.6, according to a recent survey by US-based audit, tax, and advisory service provider Grant Thornton.

Hotels, resorts thrive as travelers flock to Vietnam

Hotels, resorts thrive as travelers flock to Vietnam

The competition in the market is heating up and luxury hotel developers are struggling to scramble for clients. Still, the market is large enough thanks to the increasing number of travelers to Vietnam.

Smartphone hotel bookings make up one-third

Smartphone hotel bookings make up one-third

One in every three travelers who make online hotel bookings uses the smartphone, the second highest ratio behind laptops in terms of devices used for online bookings, according to a recent report from marketing company Criteo.

Competition in upscale lodging industry heats up

Competition in upscale lodging industry heats up

VOV.VN - With an expanding room inventory and more on the development schedule, the competition in the upscale lodging industry in Vietnam will likely heat up over the next two-three years, says Grant Thornton.

Private equity optimism falls: survey

Private equity optimism falls: survey

A survey of the private-equity sector in July by consulting firm Grant Thornton found that 72% of respondents (down 14 percentage points from six months ago) anticipated higher level of investment activities in Vietnam in the next 12 months.

Investors remain optimistic about Vietnam’s economy

Investors remain optimistic about Vietnam’s economy

Domestic and foreign investors are still keen on the Vietnamese market and have positive outlook about the country’s economy, according to a survey conducted by Grant Thornton Vietnam in the third quarter of 2016.

Grant Thornton: Business climate not improving much

Grant Thornton: Business climate not improving much

VOV.VN - It seems that Vietnam’s business environment is not improving much, said Grant Thornton in its bi-annual report on the 14th survey of the Private Equity Sector issued in February 2016.

Expats soak up festive Tet atmosphere

Expats soak up festive Tet atmosphere

The feelings of foreigners when they first come to Vietnam can vary widely, however, a majority of them discover a great love for this country.

Buy-to-let sector reaps rich dividends

Buy-to-let sector reaps rich dividends

The buy-to-let trend has been sweeping across major cities in Vietnam, offering high yields and a stable investment strategy for buyers.

Consultants predict more investments next year

Consultants predict more investments next year

Consulting firm Grant Thornton (Vietnam) has released a report on private equity that shows an encouraging improvement in respondents' belief in higher investment activities in the next 12 months.

Grant Thornton: Vietnam attractive to investors

Grant Thornton: Vietnam attractive to investors

(VOV) - Roughly 51% of surveyed private investors revealed that they have plans to expand operations in Vietnam over the next 12 months, according to a Grant Thornton Vietnam report.

Few Vietnamese businesses open to outsourcing study

Few Vietnamese businesses open to outsourcing study

Most Vietnamese companies are unwilling to use outsourcing despite its benefits like the reduction in management work and payroll without any impact on output, according to a report by business consultancy Grant Thornton.