VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has been working in collaboration with Google to arrange training courses on July 9 that provide digital and marketing skills for state management officials and businesses that operate in the tourism sector.
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.
The imminent loss of tourism revenue due to the current spread of deadly coronavirus has prompted authorities and businesses to discuss plans to revive the tourism industry when the epidemic ends.
VOV.VN - The ancient town of Hoi An is to officially launch tours to Tra Que vegetable village in Cam Ha commune on January 1, 2020, with a wide range of activities set to be on offer for visitors.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s tourism industry is expected to see the arrival of more foreign visitors this year as a result of the opening of more direct flights and an increase in flight frequency from destinations such as India, Thailand, and Hong Kong (China) to Vietnam during October and early November.
Virtual Reality Tourism with 3D and 4D experiences is considered an effective marketing method for tourist destinations.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has recently requested the departments of culture, sports and tourism nationwide to actively respond to the implementation of environmental protection activities and deal with plastic waste.
Japan is a key market of the Vietnamese tourism sector, Deputy Ambassador of Vietnam to Japan Lam Thanh Phuong said on May 14, predicting that the exchange of tourists between the two countries would reach 1.5 million arrivals by 2020.
The Ninh Binh tourism week 2019, themed “The Golden Colour of Tam Coc – Trang An”, will be held from May 18-25, with a wide range of activities.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has set to welcome 9.2 million foreign and domestic tourists in 2019, according Vice Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Pham The Trieu.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has asked the tourism sector to work harder to attract 18 million foreign tourists in 2019.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has proposed the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism set a target to welcome 103 million travelers in 2019, including 18 million international arrivals, aiming to develop the tourism sector into a spearhead industry, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.
The four-day calendar New Year holiday and the nine-day lunar New Year (Tet) festival are expected to offer golden chances for the Vietnamese tourism sector, with the number of holiday-makers booking tours via travel agents forecast to rise by 30 percent year-on-year.
The Food and Hotel Hanoi 2018 international exhibition kicked off in the capital city on November 28.
Chinese visitors splurged US$130 a day on average in Vietnam last year, up from US$119 in 2014.
The Vietnamese tourism sector is on upward trend, largely owing to a surge in arrivals from Asian tourists, which accounted for 77.7% of the international arrivals in the country over the past nine months, according to the General Statistics Office.
Transport inspectors in Hanoi have fined a taxi driver for overcharging an American family, his second such scam in months.
Twenty travel companies were fined and another had its business licence revoked for 18 months for violating administrative regulations in travel business activities in 2017, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s tourism sector has been working hard to improve its tourism products and services to attract more visitors and establish Vietnam as a popular tourist destination.
Young volunteers supporting Hanoi’s tourism have impressed residents and visitors with their activities to promote the capital city’s culture and history and have made a significant contribution to the tourism sector.