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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.

Travel firms still complain about lack of tourists

Vietnam officially reopened tourism on March 15 with a more open visa policy for some markets.. However, the number of travelers remains modest.

Vietnam, Southeast Asia’s tourism in post-pandemic period

The situation in Russia may affect the number of tourists to Vietnam and Thailand, favorite destinations for Russians in Southeast Asia.

Booking combo tours is now in fashion

More tours with a mixture of different tourism products should be offered, according to experts. Travelers, for example, can have an outing, relax, and play golf.

5-star hotels remain closed amid tourism reopening

Many hotels have not reopened to welcome guests, though Vietnam reopened the market to foreign investors on March 15.

Reopening of tourism this month offers hope to businesses

The official reopening of international tourism this month offers hope to tourism businesses who have been hit hard in the pandemic.

Significant milestones open up tourism in Vietnam

March 15 marks the time of fully opening to Vietnam’s tourism industry. Below are a number of important milestones in the process of opening Vietnam's tourism.

Singaporean tourists lead the charge back to Vietnam

Vietnam's reopening on March 15 came a day before Singapore approved the nation as one of its VTL partner countries, reigniting travel between the two nations.


Vietnamese travel firm temporarily stops receiving Russian travelers after notice from Russian gov’t

Anex Vietnam, a tourism firm which receives more Russian travelers than most other travel firms, has decided to temporarily stop receiving Russia tourists who want to go to Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa).

Vietnamese travel firm stops receiving Russian customers

The last 300 Russian tourists left Cam Ranh City in the southern coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Thursday.

Vietnam’s tourism policies need to be more open, consistent

Foreign travelers are looking forward to hearing the news about Vietnam’s reopening but many still cannot make a decision because of the lack of information.

Vietnam reopens $17 million tourism market, businesses expected to prosper after 2 years of stagnation

Many large businesses in tourism, accommodations and transport, and five-star hotels and resorts are expected to see a boom after two years of stagnation.

Fascinating tours await international travelers to Hanoi

Being ready to welcome international tourists from March 15, Hanoi introduces many attractive heritage tours to discover the rich historic and charming capital city.


No medical isolation requirements set for foreign arrivals

Foreign visitors entering Vietnam no longer need to spend time in medical isolation, but a negative test is now necessary for entry, according to the latest COVID-19 policy for foreign travelers issued by the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam’s tourism ready to welcome foreign visitors back

Vietnam has officially reopened international tourism today – March 15. At present, the whole tourism ecosystem, from aviation, travel agents to accommodation and entertainment service providers, is ready to open doors to welcome visitors back.