While foreign travel firms are promoting Vietnam through the new film ‘Kong: Skull Island", domestic firms have yet to take action.
The Japanese Embassy in Vietnam has authorized some 30 travel firms in Hanoi and HCMC to receive visa applications from Vietnamese.
A small industry enabling tourists to explore Ho Chi Minh City via its 2,000km worth of waterways has been 'grounded' after emerging in 2011.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has proposed a plan to improve the efficiency of the tourist help force to ensure better safety in tourist sites in the city, especially in the downtown area.
A surge in Chinese tourist arrivals brings joy and worry to Nha Trang, a Vietnamese city known globally for its beautiful beaches and islands.
The Khanh Hoa Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is calling for local travel companies to lend a helping hand to preventing the spread of the Zika virus after a 64-year-old woman in Nha Trang City was found to contract the virus on April 5.
The number of Vietnamese tourists visiting Japan has constantly increased, while on the other side, Vietnam has failed to pull Japanese holidaymakers.
Many travel companies have been seeking to increase market share in anticipation of a Pacific Rim trade pact that will allow investors from 11 foreign countries to provide tour operator services in Vietnam for the first time.
The government has asked relevant agencies to study the feasibility of granting a policy to waive visas for international tourists who visit Vietnam via tour packages offered by local travel firms.
(VOV) - Numerous Vietnamese travel firms attended the ongoing 21st International Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism 2015 in Moscow, Russia, to bring Russian more tourist to Vietnam.
The efforts of travel firms and Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities have helped the local tourism sector maintain its growth trend despite declines in the number of tourist arrivals to Vietnam this year.
A Macau travel agency is cooperating with two Vietnamese companies to offer charter flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Macau.
Over recent years, the affluent and better-off in Ho Chi Minh City have taken on a new, exorbitant indulgence of owning jet skis, recreational boats and yachts, which may cost a whopping US$4 million apiece.
Local travel agencies have voiced outcry over a new immigration rule that requires the period between two visa-exempt entries into Vietnam by foreign passport holders to be at least 30 days.
Travel experts from Japan have said that more discount programmes could help stem the slight decline in the number of Japanese tourists to the city.