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.
Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
VOV.VN - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has granted a license to Bamboo Airways to put into operation a direct air route between Hanoi and Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
According to recent statistics from the Hanoi Department of Tourism, the number of arrivals to the city was 2.4 million in January, slightly down 3.5% year-on-year.
A teleconference was held in Hanoi on February 5 to discuss measures mitigating the impact of coronavirus outbreak on Vietnam’s tourism.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam in January reached the record 2 million.
VOV.VN - The number of tourists paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh City during the Lunar New Year (Tet) has suffered a decline of approximately 12 per cent as a result of the ongoing novel coronavirus (nCoV) situation.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines will be putting the modern wide-body Boeing 787 aircraft into operation on flights coded VN594 and VN595 between Ho Chi Minh city and Hong Kong (China) on February 5, 6,7, and 9 to transport passengers home from China, according to a Vietnam Airlines representative.
Budget carrier VietJet Air will begin direct flights from the central city of Da Nang to New Delhi in India from May 14, with five flights per week.
The tourism sector of Vietnam is actively taking measures to contribute to curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and limiting the impact of the virus, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has affirmed.
VOV.VN - H’Hen Nie, a Top 5 finisher at Miss Universe 2018, has participated in a tour over the course of four days and three nights to discover Son Doong Cave in the central province of Quang Binh.
VOV.VN - A cyclo tour is a popular way to discover the hidden charm of Hue ancient city. There are more than 700 cyclo riders taking tourists to palaces, royal tombs, temples, pagodas, and scenic spots in the city.
From simple home cooking to addictive street eats to modern Vietnamese, the delicious diversity of this country’s culinary scene is attracting foodies from all over the world.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh welcomed nearly 150,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, over 600 of them foreigners, up about 12 percent, according to Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Duong Hoang Sum.
Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific have become the latest Vietnamese carriers to change schedules of flights linking the country with China in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
The number of international tourists visiting the northern border province of Lao Cai has dropped significantly due to the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
VOV.VN - In order to be proactive in preventing the spread of acute pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has taken steps to stop all regular flights and halt the granting of permission for new flights between the nation and areas in China that have been affected by the epidemic.
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien district of the northern mountainous province of Ninh Binh on January 30, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
VOV.VN - All tourists who purchase tickets to visit the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam are to be given free medical masks as part of a number of activities aimed at halting any potential cases of acute pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.
The south central province of Binh Thuan aims to lure more than 7 million visitors, including 850,000 foreigners, in 2020.