Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of Vietnam in 2019.
The European Union’s technical assistance project, started from February 2019, will help Vietnam strengthen competitiveness of its destinations and gain a better position in the changing international tourism market, according to the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB).
Indonesia’s newspaper Jakarta Post has recently published an article describing Vietnam as a rising star in Southeast Asian tourism.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) aims to develop programmes and projects on technological research and application in order to improve the efficiency of tourism promotion in foreign markets, said a VNAT official.
Vietnam scored the fastest growth in tourist arrivals in Southeast Asia last year, receiving some 2.9 million international visitors, up 29.1% from the previous year, according to the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
Vietnam is among the world’s 25 best travel destinations for international visitors to enjoy warm spring sunshine as the tropical country is in the most beautiful season of the year with the northern and central regions experiencing temperate climates and the south undergoing scorching heat.
VOV.VN - The latest statistics from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) show Vietnam sixth among the world’s 10 fastest growing travel destinations in the first months of 2017 and first in Asia, thanks to efforts by the government, ministries, sectors, and localities to make tourism a spearhead industry.
Thailand has attained third place in terms of tourism revenue according to 2016-2017 statistics released by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Vietnam, as the host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year 2017,has initiated a round-table conference on sustainable tourism development policy amid climate change in June this year, said Deputy General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Ha Van Sieu.
The combination of tourism and sports not only creates the most favourable conditions for nations to get closer but also greatly contributes to a peaceful and prosperous world, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) has announced it will hold a joint conference with the World Tourism Organization on September 23-25 at the Novotel Danang Premier Han River Hotel.
After nearly one year of offering visa waivers for citizens from five Western European countries, travellers from these markets have been on the rise. For this reason, the visa exemption policy is considered a lever for Vietnam’s tourism growth.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed extending the visa exemption policy for citizens from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Germany and Italy from one year to five years.
Member countries in the Mekong River region including Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam should build up long-term strategies and action plans to boost cooperation in river-based tourism in the future.
(VOV) - A seminar in Hanoi on October 9 aimed to strengthen the performance of the EU-Vietnam Programme for Environmental and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development for the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) in furtherance of more sustainable tourism.
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will help Vietnam to promote tourism, said its Secretary General Taleb Rifai on April 20.
Vietnam welcomed about 681,850 foreign visitors in February, up 8.2 percent compared to January, bringing the total number of international tourists in the first two months to more than 1.31 million, a year-on-year increase of 27.1 percent.