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Investment, better legal framework needed for cruise growth

Making a 67.3 per cent share of the country’s total tourism revenue, marine tourism service of 28 coastal provinces and cities has yet promoted it potential global brand as a top favourite ocean destination among 156 beach nations.

Many international cruise ships to arrive in Vietnam

Many international cruise lines are set to carry passengers to Vietnam during the peak travel season in late 2022, according to several major cruise tourism companies.

Coronavirus: Australia launches criminal investigation into Ruby Princess

Passengers from the Ruby Princess disembarked in Sydney without knowing the coronavirus was on board.

VNAT to rally Gov’t support for tourism promotion fund

 The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will seek the Government’s approval for a scheme to create funds for tourism promotion by charging hotels US$1 for one-night stay of each international visitor.

Tourism sector to hit goal two years ahead of plan

 Viet Nam is expected to receive 7.4-7.5 million foreign travelers and 35 million domestic tourists at the end of this year, earning total revenues of VND195,000 billion.

Ha Long bay to have another five-star cruiser

 Oriental Sails Company will operate a five-star cruiser on Ha Long bay from September 15.