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Pandemic a test of fire for Vietnamese enterprises

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a test for Vietnamese businesses as many have been and will be struggling to recover for the foreseeable future. 

Cambodian government offers financial support for tourism sector

The Cambodian government recently announced a measure to assist workers employed in the tourism sector which is severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

VN businesses struggle to survive amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has had a big impacts on all aspects of the economy and life. However, the effects vary among different business fields.

HCM City featured in Disney’s new blockbuster

Scenes of Ho Chi Minh City are featured in the latest trailer of Disney’s science fiction film entitled “Artemis Fowl”.

Close to 8.5 million foreigners visit Vietnam in first half

Close to 8.5 million foreigners visited Vietnam in the first half of this year, a rise of 7.5 percent year on year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on June 28.

Non-smoke industry producing far much smoke in Ha Long Bay

VietNamNet Bridge - Within three hours, more than 100 volunteers from IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) recently collected 2.5 tons of waste on Ang Du Beach of Ha Long Bay.

Education Ministry sets special policy for employees in tourism sector

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is encouraging university students to study for a  bachelor’s degree in tourism in the face of an employee shortage in the sector. 

VN tourism sector urged to use digital tech

Enterprises in the tourism sector have been encouraged to use digital platforms as the use of smartphones, laptops and the number of internet users in the country has dramatically increased.

Tourism sector lacks quality workers

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s fast growing tourism sector is in dire need of quality personnel but schools have not been able to meet that demand, heard a workshop in HCMC last week.

Tourism sector sees strong growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of foreigners visiting Viet Nam in August reached 899,700 arrivals, an increase of 34.4 per cent over the same period last year,

Tourism sector sees numbers improve in first quarter

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam’s tourism sector has seen signs of development in the first quarter of the year, Nguyen Van Tuan, director of the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism’s Marketing Department,

Tourism sector needs regional connections

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's central-coastal, southeastern and Central Highlands regions have great tourism potential but weak linkages between these areas and neighbouring countries have led to ineffective development,

Vietnam tourism urged to improve staff skills

 VietNamNet Bridge – The hospitality sector in Viet Nam must take steps to improve the quality of personnel as tourism professionals from other countries in the ASEAN Economic Community (EC) will be permitted to work within the region by year-end.

Tourism sector urged to further tap into Asian markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Industry insiders have called for the local tourism sector to focus more on Asian markets given a rise in regional visitor arrivals in the past year.

Vietnam broadens tourism horizons

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) has recently approved a tourism marketing strategy, which lays out blueprint for growth in the nation’s tourism sector over the coming years through 2030.

Tourism sector looks to new markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local travel agencies are cannoning attention to new markets including Indonesia, India and Russia beside traditional ones such as the U.S., Europe, China and Japan

Tourism sector aims to develop heritage tours

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam's tourism industry is focusing on developing heritage tours, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) has reported.

Tourism sector encourages luxury projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – The tourism sector will restrict the development of small-scale hotels and encourage the development of three- to five-star hotels in an effort to improve the quality of accommodations,

Tourism sector asked to cope with impact of East Sea tension

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the negative impact posed by the current East Sea tension, the tourism sector should work harder to deal with difficulties facing it by applying inter-disciplinary measures to reach its set targets,

Tourism sector targets high-income earners

 VietNamNet Bridge – One of the relatively important solutions to developing the Vietnam tourism sector in the current period is to shift its direction, emphasizing a preference for boosting high-spending markets.