According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism’s statistics, domestic online tourism trading floors have just carried out 20 percent of service on the Internet while the remaining have been done by foreign floors (whereas growth speed of online tourism is projected to reach 50 percent).
With a growing number of Internet users in the country, Vietnam has begun to apply information technology (IT) to develop online tourism, which is also a current global trend.
Online tourism has been developing strongly globally as part of e-commerce, especially in the context of the 4th industrial revolution. However, the trend is causing difficulties for Vietnam’s tourism sector where online tourism is less developed.
VOV.VN - The sixth Vietnam International Travel Mart – VITM Hanoi 2018 – will take place at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace on 91 Tran Hung Dao St from March 29 to April 1, as announced by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) at a press conference on February 5.
Forecasts say Vietnam’s online tourism market’s value may reach US$9 billion in the next three years.
VOV.VN - As part of an effort to help travel to the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area grow, an online tourism initiative was launched today (July 5), reports the Vietnam News Agency.
The first ever Online Tourism Day will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 5.
Foreign online booking agents are fiercely competing for the online tourism market worth US$9 billion in Vietnam.