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Tourism development: actions needed to boost growth

Vietnam’s tourism has recorded growth in 2023 but recovery has been slow, and pre-pandemic tourism figures have not been reached.

Quang Ninh looks to become a strong marine-based economic hub

The northern province of Quang Ninh has outlined key measures to develop its marine-based and coastal economy, with a focus on eco-friendly tourism, maritime services, and coastal industry.

Where can Vietnamese go to gamble?

Because of strict regulations, Vietnamese may feel uneasy if they visit casinos in Vietnam.

Dong Nai opens forests to develop tourism

The southern Dong Nai province is seeking financial resources to develop and preserve natural forests.

Vietnam's central coastal region to collaborate on tourism development

The central coastal region continues to face challenges in tourism development even though the area is rich and diverse in natural and cultural resources.

Phnom Penh city suggests tourism bus route linking with Vietnam's Ba Ria – Vung Tau

A leader of Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia asked Ba Ria – Vung Tau to open a tourism bus route linking the two sides while meeting with visiting officials of the southern province of Vietnam on October 21.

Billionaires pour money into Binh Thuan real estate

After many years of being neglected, resort real estate in Binh Thuan province has been awakened by projects worth billions of dollars.

An Binh Island develops environmentally-friendly homestay model

An Binh island off the coast of Quang Ngai province’s Ly Son district is promoting the environmentally-friendly homestay model. Initially, this model has made a hit with holidaymakers.

Aviation, tourism to spur central Vietnam's economic development

Experts all agree that the development of the aviation industry with more airports and air routes put has helped change the central region.

RedDoorz, OYO firece competitors in hotel market

The confrontation between RedDoorz and OYO in the hotel sector has been compared to the duel between Uber and Grab in the past.

Unlicensed hydropower projects damaging environment in Sa Pa

VietNamNet Bridge - Sa Pa in northwestern Vietnam has carried out dozens of hydropower projects which are now seriously devastating the environment.

Economists oppose golf course proposals, say investors are engaging in land speculation

VietNamNet Bridge - Local authorities have proposed adding tens of golf course projects to the program on golf course development, a move many economists oppose. 

Coastal resort boom puts pressure on marine environment

VietNamNet Bridge - The massive development of resort projects in coastal areas has led to a breakdown in tourism planning, affecting marine resources and the environment, as well as the security of tourism destinations.

Ha Long – Cat Ba heritage management needs reform

Vietnam is making hectic preparations to submit an application for UNESCO recognition of Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago as an expanded World Heritage Site. 

Ly Son Island fights mass tourism development

Rapid development of resorts, hotels and entertainment projects in the Ly Son Island off the central coastal province of Quang Ngai threaten to seriously damage the ancient geography of the area related to volcanic eruptions...

Rare doucs in Son Tra need preserving

Scientists have called on re-programming the development of the Son Tra peninsula to protect doucs, a rare primate.

Tam Hai Island to introduce mural project

A group of 25 volunteers from Da Nang Technology College and other colleges have begun their efforts to transform a fishing village of Tam Hai Island into an art space for tourism development.

Tourism plans in Mekong Delta called too ambitious

VietNamNet Bridge - The Mekong Delta expects 34 million travelers by 2020, but the goal is out of reach if local tourism continues to operate in the traditional way.

Environmentalists say Da Nang’s Son Tra must remain pristine

VietNamNet Bridge - Without the original Son Tra, Da Nang will be just like other sea cities in Vietnam, according to environmentalists who are opposed to tourism development at the site. 

How many doucs live in Son Tra?

At least 1,335 red-shanked doucs are believed to be living on Son Tra Peninsula. But many scientists are doubtful about the figure, which was released in a recent workshop by GreenVet, an NGO.