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Tourism development: actions needed to boost growth

Vietnam’s tourism has recorded growth in 2023 but recovery has been slow, and pre-pandemic tourism figures have not been reached.

Resort real estate developers struggle to survive tough times

Many resort real estate firms are in distress as resorts receive few guests amid signs of resort oversupply.

Foreigner visits VN 14 times, attracted by food, scenery, reasonable costs

Returning to Vietnam for the 14th time for a journey scheduled to last one month, a traveler from Australia was impressed by the delicious food and vibrant life in Da Nang, Hanoi and HCM City.

Vietnam to survey foreign travelers’ spending

Under the national statistical survey program, Vietnam will collect information about foreign travelers’ total spending and major expenses when staying in the country.

Vietnamese couple help German bicyclist in distress

Trung and Nhung, a Vietnamese couple, on the way to travel across Vietnam on Tet holiday, saw a foreigner who was facing troubles because of strong winds in Ninh Thuan.

Vietnam’s tourism forecast to strongly rebound in five years

In 2024, Vietnam's tourism revenues are expected to reach US$11 billion, which will surpass the pre-pandemic amount of $10.8 billion in 2019.

Jump in foreign tourists in last months of 2022

The number of foreign travelers to Vietnam increased sharply in the last months of 2022.

Tourism development measured by turnover, not tourist numbers

Vietnam’s tourism industry should not focus on the number of tourists but the revenue it earns, experts have said.

Indian travelers on the rise in Vietnam

With a population of 1.4 billion, India has emerged as a market for Vietnam’s tourism after the absence of Chinese travelers.

More international cruise ships arrive at Vietnam’s ports

Foreign cruise ships have returned to Vietnam. The ‘western streets’ of Ta Hien in Hanoi and Bui Vien in HCM City are full of tourists on weekends.

Central region to drive tourism industry recovery

The central region is making a strong contribution to the tourism industry, becoming more popular with foreign travelers.

Only 1.7 million foreign arrivals to VN first 9 months

The number of foreign travelers to Vietnam was 1.65 million in January-September 2022, while the yearly target is 5 million, said the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Vietnam boosts agro-tourism model

The program will preserve and promote traditional cultural values.

Foreign arrivals surge over seven-month period

International visitors to the country reached 954,600 during the opening seven months of the year, representing a 10-fold increase compared to the same period from last year, according to figures revealed by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

HCM City is most favoured destination for local travel: survey

Domestic tourism continues to lead the way, with HCM City remaining the top destination for local travel in 2022, according to a study, ‘Summer Travel Trends,’ released by online digital travel platform Agoda.

People flock to beaches to avoid summer heat

Travelers complain that the sea areas are too crowded these days, with traffic jams occurring in many places and difficulties in booking hotel rooms.

Vietnam needs extra efforts to achieve five million foreign visitor target in 2022

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is making extra effort to realise the target of welcoming five million foreign visitors amid a decline in the number of tourists from China and Russia.

The remarkable comeback of tourism

The Vietnamese tourism industry is witnessing strong recovery as Vietnamese are traveling in droves. Major tourist destinations have also held various activities to continuously attract visitors.

Foreign arrival attraction yet to meet expectations

Four months after Vietnam reopened its borders to tourism markets overseas, the number of foreign arrivals has yet to meet expectations, despite some improvements being made.

Vietnam ranks No 2 in the world for enthusiasm for travel

Ranked after India with a modest gap of one percent, Vietnam is among the countries with the highest enthusiasm for traveling now and for confidence in welcoming foreign travelers.