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HCM City officially launches tourism stimulus programme

HCM City officially launches tourism stimulus programme

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.

Workshop seeks solutions to promote tourism development

Workshop seeks solutions to promote tourism development

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.

Attractive events and promotions at Dam Sen Park

Attractive events and promotions at Dam Sen Park

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.

Tourism sector urged to lure high-spending tourists

Tourism sector urged to lure high-spending tourists

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.

Vietnam to rank tour guides for the first time

Vietnam to rank tour guides for the first time

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.

Vietnam embarks on developing online tourism

Vietnam embarks on developing online tourism

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.

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

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.

Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020

Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020

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.

Holiday tour bookings surge

Holiday tour bookings surge

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.

Ha Tinh seeks measures to recover sea tourism

Ha Tinh seeks measures to recover sea tourism

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.