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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 unlikely to reopen to international tourists on July 1

Many tour operators and international travel websites seem to have a misunderstanding that the just-issued Resolution 79/NQ-CP on e-visas for 80 countries and territories will lead to the reopening of international travel from early July.

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 greets 3.7 million foreign visitors in Q1

Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

More provinces close tourist sites to prevent COVID-19

Several provinces and cities across the country have temporarily closed tourist sites to prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

Vietnam ranks seventh among countries with highest growth of international tourists

Vietnam ranked seventh among countries with the highest growth of international visitors worldwide in 2019, announced the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

PM approves tourism development strategy by 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a tourism development strategy by 2030.

Aviation sector brings most int’l tourists to Vietnam

Airplanes remained the primary means of transport to carry international visitors to Vietnam, with 80% of the total 18 million foreign travelers to the country in 2019 arriving by air.


Vietnam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019

Vietnam greeted over 18 million international tourists in 2019, the highest level so far, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam among top 20 countries to visit in 2020

Vietnam was ranked 10th among the top 20 countries to visit in 2020 by the Conde Nast Traveler – a prestigious travel magazine.

Vietnam strives to hit tourism target ahead of schedule

Vietnam is striving to achieve its goal of welcoming 17.5 – 18 million international tourists by the end of 2019, a year earlier than scheduled.

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.