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Canadian tourist drowned in Quang Namicon
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Canadian tourist drowned in Quang Nam

A Canadian tourist drowned while swimming at a beach in Quang Nam Province.

 
HCMC hands out 100,000 free face masks to touristsicon

HCMC hands out 100,000 free face masks to tourists

TRAVEL
03/02/2020

This is part of the municipal Department of Tourism’s plan to offer around 100,00 free face masks to tourists from January 2-10.

Hanoi’s tourism affected by nCoV epidemic during Teticon

Hanoi’s tourism affected by nCoV epidemic during Tet

TRAVEL
30/01/2020

The novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak caused certain negative impact on Hanoi’s tourism during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Foreign tourists to enjoy similar entrance fees to Vietnamese at relic sitesicon

Foreign tourists to enjoy similar entrance fees to Vietnamese at relic sites

TRAVEL
07/01/2020

Foreigners will pay just the same entrance fees as local visitors to relic sites in Vietnam starting from January 13 according to a new circular.

First foreign visitors of 2020 arrive in Hanoi & HCM Cityicon

First foreign visitors of 2020 arrive in Hanoi & HCM City

TRAVEL
02/01/2020

The first 13 foreign tourists arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on the first day of 2020 on two flights landing at Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Foreign tourists visits to Hanoi sharply riseicon

Foreign tourists visits to Hanoi sharply rise

TRAVEL
26/12/2019

Hanoi is estimated to have attracted more than 7 million foreign tourists this year, up 17% on-year.

Expert urges for more flexible visa policy for Vietnam tourism takeofficon

Expert urges for more flexible visa policy for Vietnam tourism takeoff

TRAVEL
12/12/2019

A friendly visa policy is among major reasons to help boost the Vietnamese tourism development, said Kenneth Atkinson, vice president of Tourism Advisory Board (TAB).

Taxi driver returns wallet to foreign passengericon

Taxi driver returns wallet to foreign passenger

SOCIETY
12/12/2019

A Mai Linh Taxi Company driver returned a wallet left in his car after a trip in the northern province of Ninh Binh.

Da Nang continues to woo Chinese, S. Korean touristsicon

Da Nang continues to woo Chinese, S. Korean tourists

TRAVEL
03/12/2019

Da Nang plans to diversify its international tourism source markets next year but will still pay close attention to the Chinese and South Korean markets, sources said.

Foreign physicians working in Vietnam required to speak fluent Vietnamese: draft lawicon

Foreign physicians working in Vietnam required to speak fluent Vietnamese: draft law

SOCIETY
02/12/2019

Foreign, as well as overseas Vietnamese doctors providing health check-up and treatment services in Vietnam, will be required to speak fluent Vietnamese, according to a draft amended law on medical examination and treatment.

Foreign tourist’s edited photo about Vietnamese landscape raises controversyicon

Foreign tourist’s edited photo about Vietnamese landscape raises controversy

TRAVEL
24/11/2019

An American tourist’s photoshop edit combining Danang’s Golden Bridge and terraced rice fields from Sapa has caused controversy on social media in Vietnam.

Vietnam's tour firms anxious about visa waiver deadlineicon

Vietnam's tour firms anxious about visa waiver deadline

TRAVEL
21/11/2019

A five-year visa waiver program for tourists from Russia, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden is set to last until late this year, leaving many Vietnamese tour operators anxious about whether the Government will extend it.

Measures needed to facilitate visa issuance for foreignersicon

Measures needed to facilitate visa issuance for foreigners

SOCIETY
19/11/2019

Vietnam's tourism has continuously experienced impressive growth in recent years thanks to many improvements, especially more flexible and clearer visa-related policies.

More walking streets planned for Hoi Anicon

More walking streets planned for Hoi An

TRAVEL
19/11/2019

The ancient city of Hoi An plans to name Phan Chu Trinh Street as a new pedestrian area to ease traffic congestion and overloading of infrastructure.

European travel firms study tourism cooperation in northern Vietnamicon

European travel firms study tourism cooperation in northern Vietnam

TRAVEL
11/11/2019

A delegation of 40 travel businesses from Europe is paying a visit to the capital city of Hanoi and the northern province of Ninh Binh and Quang Ninh to study tourism potential.

Vietnam ranks second in number of visitors to Cambodiaicon

Vietnam ranks second in number of visitors to Cambodia

TRAVEL
06/11/2019

The number of foreign tourists visiting Cambodia increased by 10 percent to 4.8 million in the first nine months of the year as Chinese continue to top the list of tourist arrivals, followed by Vietnamese.

Climbing Ha Long mountain services offered despite banicon

Climbing Ha Long mountain services offered despite ban

TRAVEL
08/10/2019

Even though Ha Long authorities have banned tourists from climbing Bai Tho Mountain due to safety reasons, local households still charge tourists VND20,000 (86 US cents) to help them climb the mountain illegally.

Vietnam enjoys 10.8 per cent growth in international arrivalsicon

Vietnam enjoys 10.8 per cent growth in international arrivals

TRAVEL
02/10/2019

Vietnam remains one of the most popular destinations for holidaymakers, with 12.9 million international arrivals in the year-to-date, up 10.8 per cent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office.