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Leading business and financial website Bloomberg of the United States has recently published an article highlighting the strong rebound made to the nation’s domestic tourism industry, a model that is suitable for the rest of the world to follow.

Wuhan coronavirus could negatively affect Vietnam's economy: Fitch

Vietnam last year received some 18 million foreign tourists, including 5.8 million Chinese guests.

More heritage sites to open to visitors

The French architecture found in Ho Chi Minh City is a treasure which needs to to share in their inimitable style, they need to open their doors to the public.

Hai Phong draws visitors to Cat Ba island

In the first nine months of 2019, the district welcomed 2.5 million tourists, a year-on-year rise of 12 percent, including 626,600 foreigners.

 

Historical relic sites attractive to tourists

To celebrate the 74th year of the August Revolution and National Day (September 2), many visitors visited historical relic sites as a way to pay tribute to their predecessors.

Burdens climb as tourists rise in Con Dao Island

Renowned for pristine natural beauty with forested hills, deserted sandy beaches and extensive coral reefs, Con Dao island is one of the most attractive destinations of Vietnam.

Mekong Delta tourist numbers surge

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta has seen a big jump in the number of tourist arrivals in the first half of the year.

Private music museum: cultural preservation, tourist draw

A musician in the northern province of Phu Tho is running a permanent exhibition of his own music instruments collection at his home. His house has become a tourism destination for visitors to Thanh Thuy District.

Khem beach on Phu Quoc Island

 VietNamNet Bridge – White sand, beautiful cliffs and colourful tropical coral make Khem beach on Phu Quoc Island become a must-go destination for every tourist.

Hai Van Pass

 Located in the middle of the Central Region of Vietnam, Hai Van Pass is considered to have the world’s most beautiful beaches at its two ends and also has “the grandest fortified gateway".

More new flight to Can Tho City

 The Southwestern Steering Committee, the Ministry of Transport, and Can Tho City People’s Committee said in a meeting on Match 17 that they would like more air routes in the region in order to aid in economic development.

Hanoi opens more information kiosks to serve foreign tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge - The information desks at the main tourist sites in Hanoi will receive complaints and feedback of visitors.

ASEAN tourist staff can work within bloc from 2015

 VietNamNet Bridge – Employees in the tourism industry certified by the Tourism Certification Board in any one of the ten ASEAN members will be recognized by the others and thus able to find jobs in the region from 2015

Fuel price, excursion fee hikes counteract tourism promotion programs

The announcement about the petrol price increase to VND25,000 per liter, plus the excursion fee increases at most of the tourist sites, have dealt a strong blow on travel firms which have been sparing every dong to stimulate the demand.

Indian tourist dies at Nha Trang hotel

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Nha Trang City Police Agency has reported that an Indian tourist suddenly died on July 9 at a hotel in Hon Tam resort in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province.

Minister pledges to control overcharging against tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge - Admitting that overcharging is now a big problem of Vietnam tourism, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh promised to take measures to curb this problem.

HCM City to have hotline for tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – To prevent robbery and fraud against tourists, HCM City authorities have asked competent bodies to enhance protection for tourists and set up a hotline to support them.

Be careful with tricks of Hanoi’s taxi drivers!

In the last two weeks, in Hanoi, several cheating and overcharging incidents occurred against foreign visitors or people from other places to Hanoi. This situation has made many visitors worry.

One more taxi driver fined for overcharging foreign tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge - After seeing the Irish tourists to apologize and return the money, a taxi driver of Thanh Nga Taxi had to pay a VND5 million ($250) fine and was fired for the act of overcharging.

Festival honoring values of heritages

 VietNamNet Bridge – Visitors will be free to visit Hoi An Ancient Town and the My Son temples (Quang Nam provinces) during the Festival that will take place from June 21 to 26.