Update news international tourists
A charter flight is set to land at Van Don International Airport in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on July 1 carrying nearly 200 tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK).
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued Document No. 829/PA-BVHTTDL on its plan to reopen the tourism sector in the new normal.
The nation has set a target of welcoming 18 million foreign visitors and approximately 85 million domestic arrivals by 2026, thereby achieving a total tourism revenue of roughly VND800 trillion to VND900 trillion.
Vietnam recorded over 88,200 international visitors in the first half of 2021, plunging 97.6 percent year on year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on June 29.
The nation is forecast to lose from 13.5 to 14 million tourists this year compared with 2019, though the Government has resumed some international flights to help sustain economic activities.
With the Covid-19 pandemic under control in Vietnam, the country now seeks to breathe life back into its tourism industry.
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam received 11.6 million international tourists during the first nine months of this year, an increase of 22.9 per cent in comparison with the same period last year,
At daybreak, 72-year-old Nguyen Thi Tim picks up a few handfuls of grain and scatters them under a large Senegal mahogany tree that stands in front of her small, typical street-side tea stall.
VietNamNet Bridge – Representatives of foreign press and travel agencies will have the chance to explore Viet Nam's tourism locations, according to a newly released scheme by the culture ministry.