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Quang Ninh to welcome first golf tourists from RoK in July

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).

Detailed entry requirements for international visitors to Vietnam

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.

Vietnam set to welcome 18 million foreign visitors by 2026

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.

International visitors to Vietnam drop 97.6 percent y-o-y in H1

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.

Vietnam expected to lose nearly 14 million international arrivals

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.

Vietnam to study health standard validation before reopening to foreign tourists

With the Covid-19 pandemic under control in Vietnam, the country now seeks to breathe life back into its tourism industry.

Vietnam receives 11.6m foreign tourists in first nine months

 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, 

Tour operators waiting for e-visa guidelines

 VietNamNet Bridge – Travel firms are waiting for e-visa issuance guidelines for international tourists to Vietnam but immigration authorities remain tight-lipped.

Image: Da Nang issues tourism code of conduct

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central city of Danang has issued a code of conduct for the tourism industry with the aim of maintaining its reputation as a safe and hospitable destination for both domestic and international tourists.

Dong Thap to become tourism hot-spot

 VietNamNet Bridge – With a breathtaking natural landscape rich in cultural and historical treasures, Dong Thap province is set to become a tourism hot-spot.

Tourism volunteers in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – ‘Ask me anything’, a volunteer group, offers free guidance to tourists, especially foreign visitors to Hanoi, which helps create a friendlier image of the city.

Hotels under pressure as market dips

 VietNamNet Bridge – A recent downturn in the number of international tourists has prompted Hanoi’s hoteliers to come up with new strategies to regain stable occupancy rates.

Stall owner helps preserve capital's old-world charm

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.

Int’l arrivals to Vietnam increase in January

 International arrivals to Vietnam rose to nearly 700,700 during January, up 6.6 percent from last month, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Few tourists return after first visits

 VietNamNet Bridge – Few international tourists have repeated their Vietnam visits, an indication that the country is not attractive to visitors.

Tourism sector encourages luxury projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – The tourism sector will restrict the development of small-scale hotels and encourage the development of three- to five-star hotels in an effort to improve the quality of accommodations,

Ministry plans to attract more tourists from key markets

 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.

Volunteer tour guides help promote culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Free Tour Guides Club, 400 students without professional tourism training from different universities in Hanoi, offers free sightseeing tours of Hanoi to international tourists,

Hue opens Golden Tourism Week

VietNamNet Bridge – A variety of promotions have been launched for the first period of Golden Tourism Week in the former imperial city of Hue, which runs from March 26 to April 1.

International arrivals hit 7.6 million

 VietNamNet Bridge – International tourist arrivals have risen to an all-time high with more than 7.57 million so far this year, up 10.6% over the same period in 2012 and even higher than the target set for 2015,