Travel operators attending the recently-concluded International Trade Show for Asian Travel Market (ITB Asia) hailed Vietnam’s 15-day visa exemption for tourists from Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Germany and Belarus.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a decree on visa exemption for citizens of 75 countries in a move to boost foreign tourist arrivals and the country’s economy, according to Antara news agency.
The new regulations on visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese aim to create more favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese to return to the home land, said Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam.
Vietnamese expatriates, their spouses and children are able to enter Vietnam without visas as stipulated in a decree recently issued by the government.
The Government's new visa exemption policy for travellers from five European countries could boost tourism better if it was for longer than 15 days, tour operators and visitors have said.
(VOV) - The number of foreign tourists traveling to Thailand and Malaysia in 2014 nearly tripled that of Vietnam— sparking a firestorm of optimism that tourism in the country was set to explode to the level of its neighbours in 2015.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore is working with Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) to determine why some Vietnamese nationals, mainly women, were denied entry to Singapore and were forced to return home.
Citizens from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will now be able enjoy visa exemptions for stays that last no longer than 15 days.
Citizens of Belarus will be exempted from time-limit visas into Vietnam as from July 1, 2015.
(VOV) - Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has recommended the Prime Minister consider visa exemptions for travellers from France, Germany, the UK, Australia and India.
(VOV) - The Thai Embassy in Hanoi reaffirmed on August 14 that Vietnamese citizens holding an ordinary passport are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for various purposes.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on July 24 asked the Prime Minister to extend visa exemption from 15 days to 30 days for Russian visitors.
(VOV) - The Japanese government is considering an initiative to grant visa exemption for citizens from Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, in an effort to turn Japan into an attractive tourist destination.
(VOV) -Promoting sustainable tourism is the thrust of a programme launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in Moscow on March 19.
A policy to grant a 30-day visa exemption for foreign passport holders visiting Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the southern province of Kien Giang took effect on March 10.
Lawmakers in Vietnam are considering offering a unilateral visa exemption for foreigners planning to stay in the country for a certain duration of time.
(VOV) - An agreement on visa exemption for ordinary passport holders will officially take effect from October 26, 2013.
(VOV) - Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and his Estonian counterpart Urmas Paet have signed an agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic passport holders of the two countries.
(VOV) -Russia currently ranks first in the world, in terms of its visitors to Vietnam as they are granted visa exemption for their less than 15-day stay in the country.
Vietnamese athletes who qualify for the upcoming London Olympics will receive visa exemptions to the UK.