VOV.VN - Saigontourist, the country's leading tour operator, has expressed an interest in contributing to efforts to help repatriate a British novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient once he makes a full recovery.
The tourism sector is making concerted efforts to recover after a stagnant stage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on promoting domestic travel while preparing to welcome foreign arrivals.
VOV.VN - With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic finally being brought under control, local travel firms in Ho Chi Minh City have deployed a range of stimulus tourism schemes aimed at revitalising the southern city’s flagging tourism sector.
Secret bases formerly utilized to hide weapons and classified correspondence during the Vietnam War afford a glimpse of city's resistance efforts.
Developing human resources in tourism is key to help boost this industry sustainability, according to experts.
Visa exemption for all visitors from Western and Northern Europe and visa fee exemption for all international visitors in 2020 are among measures proposed to help Vietnam's tourism industry regain lost ground.
VOV.VN - Several Vietnam’s major tour operators have simultaneously announced a postponement of all tours to China and support for any affected customers amid the ongoing outbreak of acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) in China.
VOV.VN - A number of travel agencies up and down the country are offering football supporters the opportunity of supporting the Vietnamese U23 national football team as they launch tours of Thailand ahead of the teams participation in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 finals.
Many travel agents in the country have received a large number of bookings for traveling to the Philippines to support the Vietnamese national men football team in the final match of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games between Vietnam and Indonesia, which will take place at Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila on December 10.
VOV.VN -A number of travel operators have begun to launch tours to the Philippines, offering local football fans the chance to support the Vietnamese national men’s team in their fixtures at the ongoing SEA Games 30.
Tour agencies have opened various programmes for the coming Tet Holiday.
Traditional medicine and acupuncture, dental care, cosmetic surgery, pathological screening, and artificial insemination will be improved to make them Ho Chi Minh City’s main medical tourism products in the coming years, a recent workshop heard.
Three leading travel agencies in Vietnam, which own a range of luxury hotels, look set to equitise by the end of next year.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese people will have 3-day holiday for the upcoming National Day, September 2. Seizing the opportunity, travel companies have created short day-tours with several promotional programs.
Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and city in the Mekong Delta region are stepping up efforts to boost cooperation and diversify inter-regional travel packages to attract tourists.
VOV.VN - Several travel agencies have launched an attractive range of tour packages with flexible departure schedules for tourists to mark National Day on September 2.
Dam Sen Park under Saigontourist Holding Company has been honored as one of five best tourist and entertainment sites in Vietnam by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Tourism Association.
Some companies are developing from tour operators into product providers in order to gain advantage in a technology-controlled era.
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).
The number of MICE travelers to Vietnam has been increasing steadily in the last few years, but Vietnam is still far from becoming an outstanding destination for MICE travelers.