A tourism demand stimulus programnme for the northwestern region has been launched with the participation of more than 150 travel companies.
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.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on May 16 partnered with the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) to launch a programme to boost domestic travel demand until the end of 2020.
VOV.VN - The number of tourists visiting Vietnam has fallen sharply since the outbreak of the Covid 19 epidemic. The country has responded with several measures to stimulate tourism including diversifying the tourism market.
VOV.VN - More than 100,000 reduced air fares, 18,000 package tours, and 15,000 discount vouchers are to go on sale during the Vietnam International Tourism Fair - VITM Hanoi 2020, set to take place from April 1-4, according the Vietnam Tourism Association during a press conference held in Hanoi on January 9.
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.
VOV.VN - At least 32,000 cheap tours along with 20,000 low-cost air tickets will be on offer at the 2019 Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), scheduled to take place on March 27-30 in Hanoi.
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.
More than 2.86 million foreigners was estimated to visit Vietnam in January and February, up 29.7% from the same period in 2017.
Vietnamese agencies, businesses and organisations are constantly innovating and experimenting with the latest technologies, making every effort to keep themselves up-to-date, and exploring different solutions including e-government, digital economy or online consumption.
As Internet use in Vietnam continues to rise, avoiding online security threats will become even more difficult, said Vu The Binh, Vietnam Internet Association (VIA) general secretary, at a symposium in Hanoi on October 24.
The centre on Vietnamese cuisine studies, preservation and development was introduced to the public at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21.
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.
The Vietnamese and US travel societies are expected to sign an agreement in Hanoi on April 7 to boost tourism cooperation.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Tourism Association has announced it will sponsor the first-ever international street food festival in Hanoi, which will run April 6-9 and coincide with Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017.
Around 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad last year, a rise of 15% over the previous year, and spent around US$7-8 billion, statistics of the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) showed.