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The tourism sector is making concerted efforts to recover after a stagnant stage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on promoting domestic travel while preparing to welcome foreign arrivals.

Fans keen to tour Thailand in support of Vietnam U23 national football team

Local travel agencies are offering football supporters the opportunity of supporting the Vietnamese U23 football team as they launch tours of Thailand ahead of the teams participation in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 finals.

Fans snap up tours to support Vietnam football team at SEA Games

A number of travel operators have begun to launch tours to the Philippines, offering local football fans the chance to support the Vietnamese national men’s team in their fixtures at the ongoing SEA Games 30.

Vietnam tourism targets Japanese travelers

The latest report of Vietnam National Administration for Tourism (VNAT) shows that Japan is among the top 3 countries with the highest number of travelers to Vietnam. 

Travel firms see higher earnings as personal incomes rise

After collecting tens of billions of dong from selling tours at a tourism trade fair held in Hanoi earlier this month, travel firms hope they can earn the same at a similar event to be held in HCMC. 

Saigontourist, VNPT cooperate to build smart travel solutions

 Saigontourist Holding Company (Saigontourist) and the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on Tuesday signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly build smart travel solutions.

HCM City’s leading travel brand names in 2015 honored

 The HCM City Tourism Department held a ceremony to honor and award for the city’s leading travel firms and agencies in 2015 at September 23 Park in HCMC on March 26.

Saigontourist to go public

  Saigontourist Holding Company and Saigontourist Travel Service Company are preparing procedures for equitization this year.

Vietnam welcomes first foreign visitors on first day of 2015

 Vietnam has received thousands of foreign visitors from across the continents who chose Vietnam as their destination on the first day of 2015.

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 Saigontourist opens Saigon–Ban Gioc Resort; Special tour to Phan Thiet discounted 45 percent; Binh Duong launches passenger bus service to Phnom Penh; Tour prices reduced for New Year; Market offers VND5,000 produce

Phu Quoc island to welcome luxury cruise ships

 VietNamNet Bridge – A modern passenger terminal will be built on Phu Quoc island, a tourist destination in the south and Kien Giang province, to accommodate luxury cruise liners.

HCM City to host Int’l travel expo in September

 Over 200 companies from 19 countries and territories have registered to participate in International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE-HCMC) 2014 to take place from September 11 to 13.

Over 20 countries to join int'l tourism fair in VN

 Travel companies from 22 countries and territories have registered to participate in an international tourism fair - Vietnam International Travel Mart - to take place in Hanoi from April 3-6.

Hue offers tourism promotional programs

 A special tourism promotion program Golden Tourism Week celebrating the Hue Festival 2014 will take place from March 26 to April 1.

Discount card for tourists issued in 200 locations

 The TouristCard, a promotion card for tourists, has been introduced at 200 locations in six cities and provinces nationwide.

Can Tho-Da Nang air route to open in 2014

 A new air route connecting Da Nang city in the central region and Can Tho city in the Mekong Delta will be launched in 2014, according to Vice Chairman of Can Tho People’s Committee Dao Anh Dung.

Expensive outbound Tet tours sell well

 VietNamNet Bridge – Travel firms in HCMC have reported a surge in demand for expensive tours to the U.S., South Korea, South Africa and Europe during the upcoming traditional Lunar New Year, or Tet, with many tour programs fully booked.

4,500 foreigners join luxury cruises to Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s leading travel operator Saigontourist will welcome 4,500 foreign passengers and crew members on three luxury cruise ships touring Vietnam this October.

River-way tourism – Saigon’s new resources

VietNamNet Bridge - In fact, about 20 years ago, many tour operators discovered the tourism resources on the Saigon River. But let's return to reality.

Travel firms say river tours in city yet to attract tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – One month after HCMC officially offered river tours to some destinations in the city and the Mekong Delta, the number of tourists recorded is still modest as destinations are not attractive,