Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung recently approved a project to strengthen aviation connectivity with tourist markets.
The sixth conference on Vietnam – Taiwan (China) tourism cooperation took place in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 23.
Tourism businesses say the visa waiver program for select countries from Europe has proved effective and should be extended.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on August 3 that it had sent a document requiring local Departments of Tourism and Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to carry out measures to attract more visitors from the main tourist markets of the nation.
Exempting visa for citizens from key tourist markets would help boost tourism amidst a recent fall in the number of international visitors, experts said.