VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government has just decided to temporarily suspend its unilateral visa waiver for citizens of Belarus, Russia and Japan in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the community.
Vietnam’s immigration laws will undergo a radical shake-up this summer in an effort to widen the doors for tourists while protecting the country from foreign criminals and illegal workers.
Taiwan plans to shorten the visa waiver for Vietnamese visitors from a 30-day stay to 14 days, starting in August.
The HCM City People’s Committee wants the Government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets to increase the country’s tourism competitiveness and attract more visitors.
The country is the place to be for young and old alike, if you can take on the challenge.
Visa waiver is an effective tool to promote tourism among economies, said Yasuto Kawarabayashi, Deputy Director General of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), on June 19.
The HCM City Tourism Association has asked the Government to extend the visa waiver for tourists from five Western European countries -- France, Italy, Germany, the UK, and Spain.
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.
(VOV) - The number of international visitors travelling to Vietnam climbed 16% year-on-year to 649,009 for the month of October, according to the latest figures of the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam will deploy new programmes to attract more international tourists following recent bold steps to stop the sharp decline in the number of inbound visitors.