The Mekong Delta and southern islands like Phu Quoc and Con Dao are dominating domestic tour bookings as COVID-19 cases rise elsewhere in Vietnam.
Young Vietnamese are increasingly choosing overseas tours during holidays since prices are getting lower.
After collecting tens of billions of dong from selling tours at a tourism trade fair held in Hanoi earlier this month, travel firms hope they can earn the same at a similar event to be held in Ho Chi Minh City.
Travel demand for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday that this year begins on February 16 is expected to increase 20-30% compared to last year.
The year-end tourist season and New Year are approaching; it’s also a busy time to entice holiday-makers to buy tour packages, especially outbound tours.
Some travel firms have expressed disappointment about the latest draft version of the amended Tourism Law, which removes the regulation on allowing foreign-invested enterprises to organize outbound tours.
Vietnamese now tend to prefer outbound tours instead of domestic ones as it has become less costly to travel abroad and foreign agencies are more professional in promoting tours.
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