night-time economy

Update news night-time economy

Despite the night-time economy showing a lot of potential, the country’s five biggest cities are finding it tough to develop it due to inadequate investment in infrastructure, according to the Departments of Industry and Trade of these cities.

Sleepless HCM City and the night-time economy

A survey by the Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City shows that entertainment and nightlife tourism products are one of the three tourism products that attract the most visitors, besides cultural - historical tourism and culinary products.

Hanoi aims to boost night-time economic development

Hanoi is working to expand its night-time economic activities to form a typical economic sector that contributes to the capital city’s socio-economic development.

How to ignite the night-time economy in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts multiple qualities for a night-time economy to grow, including a rich culture, superb foods, a young population and many deeply integrated cities.

Night-time economy waits for its bright days

For HCMC, the delicious cake slice of evening economy in store for years will come to light as the Government is going to give it the greenlight soon. 

Vietnam urged to develop night-time economy

Vietnam has missed some economic development opportunities and should not ignore the chance to grow the night-time economy, according to economist Tran Dinh Thien.

Hanoi considers allowing overnight services to boost night-time economy

Authorities in Hanoi are seeking feedback for a pilot scheme to allow recreational establishments in Hoan Kiem area to stay open past midnight.

To develop VN night-time economy, appropriate investments needed

Large cities in Vietnam, especially tourism sites, are rushing to develop a night-time economy with the aim of becoming ‘sleepless cities’.

How can VN night-time economy develop?

Food and Music of An Bang Sea, a night event organized on An Bang Beach in Hoi An City in Quang Nam province last weekend, attracted many visitors.

Vietnam to develop night-time economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to develop the night-time economy in Viet Nam to allow some activities to run overnight until 6am of the next day in some major tourism cities and zones.


Night tourism a billion-dollar opportunity ready to be exploited

Night-time economic activities have been around in Vietnam for many years, especially in big cities and tourism hubs. However the night time economy is still quite fragmented and and spontaneous.

Vietnam abandons night-time economic resources worth billions of dollars

Vietnam's night-time economic activities lack diversity and are small in scale, with a focus on food and night markets, or small pedestrian streets.

Sleepless beaches awaken night time economy

Boasting a coastline of over 3000km and stunning beaches, Vietnam has the potential to develop its night time economy.

Businesses struggle to light up night-time economy in Vietnam

Many retail models and entertainment services in large cities have not been successful when trying to develop a night economy.

The growing importance of the night-time economy

The UK's night-time economy is now said to be the UK's fifth-biggest industry with annual revenues of £66bn.

Experts argue about night-time economy development

In July 2019, ministries and people’s committees of central cities and provinces received a request to study Chinese policy on night-time economy development.

Localities build night entertainment plans

In many cities and provinces, local authorities are moving ahead with plans to develop night entertainment services, such as walking streets and night markets to attract travelers and develop local economies.

How should Vietnam develop its night-time economy?

Economists and businesses all believe that developing the night-time economy will bring new opportunities to Vietnam.