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Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas

Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas

As many as 490 foreigners have registered for electronic visas to enter Vietnam, 210 of whom have been issued with their visas, after the first week of the e-visa pilot scheme, the Ministry of Public Security’s Department of Immigration has said.

Visa exemption brings more Europeans to Vietnam

Visa exemption brings more Europeans to Vietnam

Vietnam saw a big leap in tourist arrivals from Italy, Spain, the UK, Germany and France in the first seven months of this year as its visa waiver for these five Western European markets continued to pay off.

Tourism sector to work hard to fix shortcomings

Tourism sector to work hard to fix shortcomings

The tourism sector will do its utmost to create a breakthrough development and fix shortcomings towards a healthy tourism environment, said General Director of the Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan.

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.

Vietnam extends free visa-on-arrival program

Vietnam extends free visa-on-arrival program

VOV.VN - The Vietnam government issued a decree on June 30 extending its limited free visa-on-arrival scheme for tourists from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, reports the Vietnam News Agency.

Tourist arrivals to Hanoi surge

Tourist arrivals to Hanoi surge

More than two million international visitors have entered Hanoi so far this year, a 34% surge year-on-year, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

International arrivals to Vietnam inch down 0.2%

International arrivals to Vietnam inch down 0.2%

International visitors to Vietnam are estimated to hit 7.94 million in 2015, down 0.2% from the previous year, which is the first decrease in the last six years, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam tourism road show in Belarus

Vietnam tourism road show in Belarus

(VOV) -Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has held a Vietnam tourism road show in Minsk city in Belarus with the aim of promoting the country’s tourism destinations and services while creating cooperation opportunities for the two tourism agencies.

Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam increases

Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam increases

Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).