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EU supports Vietnam to improve destination competitiveness

EU supports Vietnam to improve destination competitiveness

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).

Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology

Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology

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.

Telegraph: Now is best time to visit Vietnam

Telegraph: Now is best time to visit Vietnam

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.

2017: Vietnam among world’s 10 fastest growing destinations

2017: Vietnam among world’s 10 fastest growing destinations

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.

APEC looks to sustainable tourism amid climate change

APEC looks to sustainable tourism amid climate change

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.

Tourism-sports connection highlighted

Tourism-sports connection highlighted

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.

MOCST to host int’l tourism and sports conference

MOCST to host int’l tourism and sports conference

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.

Visa exemption – Lever for Vietnam’s tourism growth

Visa exemption – Lever for Vietnam’s tourism growth

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.

River-based tourism to boom in Mekong Delta

River-based tourism to boom in Mekong Delta

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.

Seminar discusses sustainable tourism

Seminar discusses sustainable tourism

(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.

Tourism market shows positive signs

Tourism market shows positive signs

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.