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Vietnam’s tourism industry was growing at lightening speed when it was hit by the Covid-19 epidemic.

International travelers from Europe, Africa still on the rise

Despite the Covid-19 epidemic, the numbers of travelers from Europe and Africa increased in the first two months of the year.

Vietnam vows to restructure tourism markets

Shifting to promote tourism in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand and India during and after the Covid-19 epidemic, applying visa waivers, and developing suitable products are the main goals of the tourism industry.

Vietnam’s tourism loses Chinese, Korean travelers

The number of Chinese travelers to Vietnam has dropped to zero because of the measures on traffic restrictions in the Covid-19 epidemic. The loss of South Korean travelers is also visible.

F1 race part of new ‘Vietnam is still safe’ tourism campaign

The 2020 F1 race, to be organized for the first time in Vietnam this April, will be the highlight of the tourism promotion campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Thousands of Russian tourists continue to visit Vietnam on chartered flights

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa province is still receiving thousands of Russian travelers each day.

Vietnam’s tourism industry may lose $7 billion because of coronavirus outbreak

The number of foreign investors may decrease by 3.7-4.7 million, and the number of domestic travelers by 10.9-15.3 million.

Vietnam’s tourism suffers from coronavirus

At some travel firms, a new reception counter has been set up to receive clients who are cancelling tours and want a money refund.

Ngu Hanh Son welcomes approximately 40,000 visitors over Tet

Situated in the central coastal city of Da Nang, the Management Board of the Ngu Hanh Son Tourist Area have stated that they received roughly 40,000 tourists during the first days of Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Why foreign tourists hesitate to spend big in Vietnam?

The revenue generated from inbound tourism has not been commensurate to the tourism potential.

Travel firms fear visa policy will discourage foreign travelers

Vietnam’s competitiveness in the tourism sector has improved significantly, but many travellers are unhappy about the visa policy.

Businesses struggle to light up night-time economy in Vietnam

Many retail models and entertainment services in large cities have not been successful when trying to develop a night economy.

In photos: Pickpocket gang targets foreign travelers in Vietnam

A group of pickpockets operating at tourist destinations throughout Vietnam have been increasingly targeting foreign travelers, negatively affecting the image of the country as a tourism destination.

Da Nang promotes tourism to diverse sources to avoid relying on Chinese, Kiran markets

Da Nang authorities are promoting tourism in many markets, including Thailand, Japan and Europe, in order to diversify sources of travelers and to not rely on Chinese and South Korean markets.

Vietnam to amend visa regulation to lure more foreign travelers

Foreign businesspeople and travelers will be able to easily enter Vietnam without having to wait too long under proposed new regulations.

Localities build night entertainment plans

In many cities and provinces, local authorities are moving ahead with plans to develop night entertainment services, such as walking streets and night markets to attract travelers and develop local economies.

Travel firms to be fined if travelers flee

The new regulation that travel firms will be fined if illegal travelers flee has caused confusion.

Is it time to curb the number of tourists?

The overcrowding at some tourism sites in recent years has raised a debate about whether Vietnam’s tourism has reached its critical point.

Hoi An advised to limit travelers to 5 million a year

Hoi An ancient town, a well-known destination for tourists, has been advised to receive no more than 5 million travelers each year so that the slogans ‘the most wonderful city’ or ‘for a cleaner Hoi An’ have real significance.

How should Vietnam develop its night-time economy?

Economists and businesses all believe that developing the night-time economy will bring new opportunities to Vietnam.