As the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has resulted in multiple tour cancellations, travel firms have taken innovative measures with special promotions to woo visitors.
More Vietnamese people become interested in tours to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
More and more Vietnamese travelers are choosing outbound tours instead of traveling domestically as the tours are getting cheaper.
In recent years, instead of welcoming in the Lunar New Year at home, many Vietnamese families have opted to go travelling to experience the Tet atmosphere in domestic and international destinations.
Travel agents in the capital city of Hanoi are expecting a growth of 30% during this summer holiday season.
The TPP, if ratified, will allow investors from 11 foreign countries to provide tour operator services in Vietnam for the first time, raising concerns among local travel companies about losing out in their home market to foreign rivals that have stronger international experience and financing.