With an expanding room inventory and a lot of projects scheduled to launch in the near future, the competition in the upscale hotel market will start to heat up, especially in the five-star segment, according to the 2017 Vietnam Hotel Survey released on July 11.
Vietnam welcomed more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first half of 2017, up 30.2% against last year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported on June 28.
A workshop on new trends and demands in tourism development took place in Hanoi on May 31, gathering managers, experts and businesses operating in the sector.
VOV.VN - Traditional festivals in Vietnam share certain similarities, so it’s important to promote each one’s uniqueness.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced on April 24 it had sent a document guiding the provision of financial aid for those who supplied tourism services and were affected by the marine environment incident in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces.
A group of households providing homestay services in Ta Van commune, Sa Pa district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, have received the “Homestay ASEAN” award.
VOV.VN - Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other localities in Vietnam have carried out several activities to realize the Politburo resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector.
The number of international arrivals surged 23.6% in January, following a strong year.
2016 was a successful year for the tourism sector, with a record number of 10 million foreign tourists along with a breakthrough in improving the image of Vietnam’s tourism through a campaign to scrutinize the accommodation system nationwide.
More than 5.2 million foreign tourists visited Ho Chi Minh City in 2016, a rise of 10% against last year, said the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Vietnamese tourism firms signed a commitment to fighting wildlife trading and protect the species at a workshop in Hanoi on December 14.
Vietnam expected international arrivals to reach 10 million in 2016, a landmark for the country, as the number of foreign tourists has surpassed 9 million so far this year.
Vietnam’s tourism authorities plan to organize a series of promotional programs in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore by the year-end.
As new travelling trends emerge, the Vietnamese hospitality industry is making some crucial changes to herald in a busy 2017. Nam Phuong reports.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will carry out many practical activities to support tourism development in four central provinces hit by the recent sea environmental incident, including Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Individuals, firms, tourism associations and financial institutions at home and abroad will have the opportunity to manage a tourism development assistance fund planned to be established in September, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
One billion VND (US$45,000) will be granted for e-tourism initiatives to promote Vietnam ’s tourism to international markets, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Along with Vietnam’s top tourist markets of Northeast Asia and ASEAN, North America has become an important market of Vietnamese travel companies in recent years with abundant untapped potential.
VOV.VN - The video clip 'Vietnam Timeless Charm' created by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism features Vietnam's endless beauty and hospitable people.
In a new effort to attract more foreign visitors, Vietnam's tourism authority seeks to increase spending on marketing three-fold to VND120 billion (US$5.24 million) next year.