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What is the status of Vietnam’s tourism industry?

Many Vietnamese believe that the country is bad at developing tourism, and that the number of tourists and revenue from the tourism industry are low compared with the country’s potential. But others disagree with this view.

Tourism expected to take off if new measures are successful

The government’s Resolution 82 on boosting tourism is hoped to create momentum for Vietnam’s tourism with the goal possibly exceeding 8 million foreign travelers for 2023.

Vietnam’s tourism forecast to strongly rebound in five years

In 2024, Vietnam's tourism revenues are expected to reach US$11 billion, which will surpass the pre-pandemic amount of $10.8 billion in 2019.

First flight carries Chinese tourists to Khanh Hoa in New Year

Budget carrier Vietjet’s Flight VJ5317, departing from China’s Chengdu international airport, landed at Cam Ranh international airport in Khanh Hoa, on January 23 morning, the second day of the Lunar New Year festival.

More international cruise ships arrive at Vietnam’s ports

Foreign cruise ships have returned to Vietnam. The ‘western streets’ of Ta Hien in Hanoi and Bui Vien in HCM City are full of tourists on weekends.

Central region to drive tourism industry recovery

The central region is making a strong contribution to the tourism industry, becoming more popular with foreign travelers.

Mekong countries seek post-COVID tourism rebound

Sub-greater Mekong region countries need to join hands in reviving the previous dynamic growth of the Mekong tourism industry as an attractive destination for international tourists.

VN tourism industry rebuilds after pandemic

Vietnam received 1.65 million international arrivals in the first nine months of the year

Foreign arrivals surge over seven-month period

International visitors to the country reached 954,600 during the opening seven months of the year, representing a 10-fold increase compared to the same period from last year, according to figures revealed by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

HCM City is most favoured destination for local travel: survey

Domestic tourism continues to lead the way, with HCM City remaining the top destination for local travel in 2022, according to a study, ‘Summer Travel Trends,’ released by online digital travel platform Agoda.

Vietnam needs extra efforts to achieve five million foreign visitor target in 2022

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is making extra effort to realise the target of welcoming five million foreign visitors amid a decline in the number of tourists from China and Russia.

The remarkable comeback of tourism

The Vietnamese tourism industry is witnessing strong recovery as Vietnamese are traveling in droves. Major tourist destinations have also held various activities to continuously attract visitors.

Foreign arrival attraction yet to meet expectations

Four months after Vietnam reopened its borders to tourism markets overseas, the number of foreign arrivals has yet to meet expectations, despite some improvements being made.

Da Nang needs more high-end tourism products

Commenting that Da Nang tourism has been recovering well, Cao Tri Dung, chair of the Da Nang Tourism Association, said there are still things that need to be done to turn Da Nang into an international tourism center.

Vietnam among few countries totally re-open int’l tourism market

Vietnam is the only only Southeast Asian country that has reopened international tourism without any COVID-19 restrictions, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said.

Vietnam ranks No 2 in the world for enthusiasm for travel

Ranked after India with a modest gap of one percent, Vietnam is among the countries with the highest enthusiasm for traveling now and for confidence in welcoming foreign travelers.

Covid test removed on entry as economic recovery gains steam

To achieve and even exceed the goal of welcoming over 5 million international visitors this year, the abolition of Covid testing regulations is necessary.

Tourism activity soars by 300%, domestic tours lack guides

The demand for domestic tour guides has been soaring since the April-May holiday. Many travel firms have had to use university students.

April holiday sees 1.1 million air passengers, trillions of dong in revenue

The number of air passengers during the April holiday increased sharply, but it was still lower than the same period last year. The top three localities received 2 million travelers and earned revenue of VND4 trillion

Foreigners flock to Vietnam after full tourism resumption

Nearly 91,000 foreigners visited Vietnam in the first quarter of the year, up 89.1 per cent year on year.