According to the Telegraph, although only 7% of the country's population has a passport, Chinese tourists made 150 million trips abroad in 2018 and 154 million trips in 2019.
The fourth wave of COVID-19, hitting Vietnam from the April 30-May 1 holiday, has completely frozen the tourism industry.
Businesses have once again shouted for help as they are coming closer to bankruptcy because of the fourth Covid-19 outbreak.
While carrying passengers from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Mekong Delta recently, Huy, a worker at a transport firm, talked about Covid-19, noting that this is an unprecedented crisis in her last 20 years of working.
Concerns over COVID-19 forced Nguyen Thuy Quynh from Hanoi to cancel her family trip to the northern province of Thanh Hoa for the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1) holiday which lasted four days from April 29 to May 2.
There are an array of wonderful things to do for travelers this winter, with plenty of locations offering a relaxing break for those looking to spend time with their families.
Sustainable regional linkages between HCM City and five other regions are expected to play a vital role in the recovery of the tourism industry, which has been seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discussing the current socio-economic situation at the ongoing National Assembly session on November 2, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the current government term has been very challenging.
The massive departure of workers in the industry in the last five months has caused problems for business executives, who will have to find qualified workers in the post-pandemic period.
Tourism has been one of the industries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic across the world and Vietnam is no exception, with foreign tourist arrivals and tourism revenue falling by more than 50 per cent in the first half of this year.
Deals among airlines, travel companies and hotels are expected to help boost tourism as the sector deals with the ravages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
If Vietnam legalises sports betting, billions of dollars could be recouped for the country and help boost tourism post-COVID-19.
Having benefited from heritage-based tourism over the past two decades, the ancient town of Hoi An – a UNESCO-recognised world heritage site – should dramatically make its tourism products more ‘green’ and sustainable