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Tan Son Nhat airport packed with passengers during weekend

Flocks of passengers headed towards HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat international airport to return home or travel in light of the sharp drop in prices for air tickets.

Only 28% tourists will travel once borders reopen: survey

Only 28% of international travelers said they would travel again once the borders reopen, while 65% said they would think about safety first,

Foreign tourist arrivals down 37.8 percent in first four months

Only 3.7 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a year-on-year decline of 37.8 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Largest ever number of nests of rare sea turtles found in Thailand

Largest ever number of nests of rare sea turtles found in Thailand

Tourists express thanks to Hoi An doctors after quarantine time

Two Polish tourists have sent a thank-you letter to doctors in Hoi An City after completing a quarantine time in the area.

COVID-19: Quang Binh suspends reception of tourists

Quang Binh has decided to temporarily shut historical and cultural relic sites in the central province from March 17 to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, according to Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Tourism Dang Dong Ha.

Travellers from Korea's outbreak zones quarantined after entering VN

Travellers from South Korea’s Daegu and North Gyeongsang will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.

Vietnam remains safe for tourists despite coronavirus: tourism authority

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has written to its international partners and foreign tourists announcing that Vietnam is still safe and is adopting various measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.


Puppie cafes thriving in Central Highlands

A visit to the Central Highlands region of Vietnam offers plenty of incredible tourist experiences, including drinking fresh coffee in the hills and playing with cute puppies.

Tourism sector seeking to attract domestic travellers amid coronavirus outbreak

Vietnamese travel firms are focusing on seeking ways to attract domestic visitors amid the coronavirus spread.


Tourists receive medical examination and masks upon arrival at Saigon port

Border guards operating in Ho Chi Minh City have taken steps to check the body temperature of all foreign tourists visiting Saigon Port, in addition to providing them with free medical masks.

Locals, tourists receives free masks in HCM City

Around 100,000 surgical masks are being provided to tourists visiting HCM City between Sunday (February 2) and February 10, according to the city Department of Tourism.

Hoi An offers free medical masks to tourists to combat novel coronavirus

All tourists who purchase tickets to visit the ancient town of Hoi An are to be given free medical masks as part of a number of activities aimed at halting any potential cases of acute pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.

Removing ‘bottlenecks’ for Mekong Delta tourism

The Mekong Delta has been known far and wide for long as a magnet to tourists thanks to its green space and orchards, crisscrossed by canals. 

Vietnam, Japan on track to achieving target of two million tourists

The number of tourists exchanged between Vietnam and Japan is expected to reach two million this year, well above the current record of 1.4 million.


Tourists descend on Moc Chau to enjoy colourful flowers

With the imminent arrival of spring, tourists are flocking to Moc Chau plateau in the northern province of Son La in order to savour the area’s scenic views of tea hills and wide variety of colouful flowers.

Binh Thuan launches tours to local dragon fruit gardens

Tourists visiting the south central province of Binh Thuan will be able to enjoy a new experience following the recent launch of tours to dragon fruit gardens, reported The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

Tourists flock to Hoi An in celebration of 20th World Heritage anniversary

Free entrance tickets have been offered to visitors to the ancient town of Hoi An to commemorate the 20th anniversary since UNESCO officially recognised Hoi An as a World Heritage site.

Phu Quoc greets Italian cruise ship with over 2,000 tourists

Carrying more than 2,000 foreign visitors and crew members on board, Italian cruise ship AIDAbella was greeted upon arrival at Duong Dong port in Phu Quoc district in the southern province of Kien Giang on November 22, according to local authorities.

Hoi An to offer tourists free admission to Old Quarter on Dec. 4

The ancient town of Hoi An is to offer free tickets to the Old Quarter and Thanh Ha pottery village on December 4 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An as a World Cultural Heritage site.