VOV.VN - A scheme aimed at stimulating domestic tourism demand was officially unveiled in Ho Chi Minh City on June 9 in respond to the ‘Vietnamese people travel in Vietnam’ campaign previously launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) said on February 25 that it has asked travel firms to stop receiving tourists from countries hit by COVID-19 in the face of new complicated development of the disease in the Republic of Korea and Japan.
A workshop was held in Hanoi on August 20 to seek suitable measures for tourism operators and managers to promote development of Vietnam’s tourism sector in the context of new tourism development trends in the world.
Dam Sen Park under Saigontourist Holding Company has been honored as one of five best tourist and entertainment sites in Vietnam by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Tourism Association.
The ‘Vietnam Online Tourism Day’ took place in Hanoi on June 26, gathering more than 600 domestic and foreign participants.
A workshop on drawing high-spending and long-stay tourists recently took place in Hanoi as part of the two-day Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019, with participants suggesting a range of measures to develop the sector.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Journey TV Channel of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and the Vietnam Tourism Association signed a cooperative agreement on March 27 at the Vietnam International Travel Mart 2019 in Hanoi.
Young Vietnamese are increasingly choosing overseas tours during holidays since prices are getting lower.
The Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) will launch a programme to rank Vietnamese tour guides, with financial assistance from the European Union (EU), the association announced on October 4.
With a growing number of Internet users in the country, Vietnam has begun to apply information technology (IT) to develop online tourism, which is also a current global trend.
The north central province of Nghe An has been taking numerous measures to promote the province’s tourism in both domestic and foreign markets.
Thousands of freelancers are hurrying to join tourism and tour guide associations as the membership will give them opportunities to practice as legal tour guides.
VOV.VN - Around 6.5 million Vietnamese people holidayed abroad last year, spending US$7-8 billion, according to the Vietnam Tourism Association.
A report from the Vietnam Tourism Association showed that 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad in 2016 and spent US$7-8 billion. Spending per capita was US$1,230 on outbound tours, an increase of 15% over 2015.
Vietnam has seen a significant increase in the number of foreign tourists travelling to the country by sea but poor infrastructure and a lack of high-quality services for cruise tourism may hinder growth.
Representatives of over 200 tourism businesses attended a conference on improving management of tourism operations on July 21 in Ho Chi Minh City.
The development of tourism in Son Tra Peninsula of central Da Nang city must be in harmony with environmental and biodiversity protection and sustainable development, according to many participants in a seminar in Hanoi on May 30.
The Vietnam Tourism Association has urged the government to extend visa waivers for European tourists and offer the same exemptions to countries such as Australia, Canada and India if it wants to double foreign arrivals in the next four years.
Tour bookings for the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) holiday have grown 15-25% year-on-year but tour prices have remained mostly unchanged.
A seminar took place in the central coastal province of Ha Tinh on April 13 to discuss solutions to help the local tourism sector recover from the consequences of the marine environment incident last year.