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After the easing of social distancing measures and the control of COVID-19, Vietnam’s tourism industry is beginning to bounce back. 

Vietnam has opportunity to create new tourism products

Nguyen Trung Khanh, general director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said there are many things that need to be done to recover the tourism industry.

Visitors flock back to HCM City’s oldest garden post Covid-19

After closing for nearly two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saigon zoo and botanical gardens Thao Cam Vien reopened in late May and has once again become a popular destination for visitors, in particular youngsters. 

Gloomy prospects for Vietnamese travel firms anticipated

Thousands of tourism firms have suffered heavily from Covid-19. Many of them have had to shut down, while others have to take extra jobs to earn a living and survive the current difficulties.

A peaceful highlight in Hue

Huyen Khong Pagoda, also known as Huyen Khong Son Trung or Huyen Khong 1, is in Huong Tra outlying district of Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province. 

Vietnam’s tourism defrosts after Covid-19

Vietnam is coming back to normal after the lifting of the social distancing policy. It’s now time for the tourism industry to defrost after four frozen months.

PM calls for launch of tourism development fund

To fuel the recovery of tourism, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the ministries of finance and tourism to put in place a tourism development fund to help businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic resume normal operations.

Vietnam's doors still closed to inbound travelers

The government has released Resolution No 79/NQ-CP on granting e-visas to citizens from 80 countries, which will take effect on July 1. However, this doesn’t mean that Vietnam will open its doors to foreign travelers on July 1.

Travel firms resume operation, design tours for young clients

Specializing in outbound tours for young clients, IGo is now considering launching domestic tours after two months of ‘hibernation’ because of Covid-19.

Travel and airlines: Summer holiday should last longer

Summer is the peak season for the tourism industry, so businesses are worried that if summer vacations are shortened as planned, the tourism sector will not be able to recover after Covid-19.

Two scenarios for inbound tours for rest of the year

After seeing 33 percent growth rate in January compared with the same period last year, Vietnam’s tourism witnessed sharp decreases in the next months, 22 percent in February and 68 percent in March, because of Covid-19.

Vietnam’s tourism sector prepares for restart

Many cities and provinces in Vietnam have activated plans to recover the tourism sector after the epidemic.

In a land amidst the clouds

Y Ty Commune in Bat Xat District, Lao Cai province, has welcomed many visitors after the provincial authorities allowed the resumption of tourist attractions and services following the easing of social distancing orders.

Hanoi seeks solutions to recover tourism sector after Covid-19

Travel firms and experts believe that the tourism sector will not bounce back after the epidemic, but will recover step by step.

Cai Rang Floating Market bustling again after social distancing

The Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho Province has become busy again after the social distancing rules ended.

VN tourism expected to be first industry to recover after pandemic ends

Tourism was the first industry hit by Covid-19 and will be the first to recover after the pandemic ends, experts say.

Stunning terraced fields in Sapa

Sapa’s terraced fields are currently covered by water to prepared for a new crop, offering a mesmerizing beauty.

Quang Ninh considers offering free tickets to Ha Long Bay

Authorities of the northern province of Quang Ninh are considering the offer of free tickets to some local tourist sites including Ha Long Bay for all Vietnamese visitors.

Tra Tu Cave in Ninh Binh province

Tra Tu Cave is located in Tam Diep, 16 km from Ninh Binh city, Ninh Binh province. Comprising two separate caves, Tra Tu is covered with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, wowing any visitors.

VN tourism supply chain disrupted by Covid-19

In a recent talk, directors of two travel firms, one based in Hoi An and the other in Da Nang, complained that their capital has been ‘buried’ in supply chains since the epidemic outbreak.