Update news international visitors
Vietnam has set a target of receiving eight million foreign visitors in 2023, and this target will only be achieved by refining visa policies, improving the quality of tourism products, and increasing the readiness to welcome visitors.
The country has seen an estimated 6.2 million international visitors in the first half of this year, up 30.2 per cent year-on-year,
VietNamNet Bridge – International visitors to Vietnam witnessed a modest year-on-year decrease of 0.2 percent to 7.94 million in 2015, the latest report from the General Statistics Office (GSO) reveals.
VietNamNet Bridge – This January, a direct international flight from Guangzhou, China to Phu Quoc Island in the southern Kien Giang Province will be created to meet the increasing demand of Chinese tourists who want to visit the island.
VietNamNet Bridge – Travel operators attending the recently-concluded International Trade Show for Asian Travel Market hailed Vietnam’s 15-day visa exemption for tourists from Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Germany and Belarus.
From November 23, foreigners will pay US$25 for a single-entry visa and US$50 for a visa valid for three months or less when they visit Vietnam, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Finance.
VietNamNet Bridge – International visitors to Vietnam are likely to burgeon from 8 to 18 percent should the Government create more favourable conditions for visa waivers,
VietNamNet Bridge – Russia’s economic downturn and the ruble’s dramatic slide have coincided with a significant drop in the number of Russian tourists heading for Binh Thuan south central province.
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is considering offering unilateral visa exemptions for more countries and simplifying visa procedures in order to woo more international visitors.