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When Covid-19 broke out, businesspeople believed that the tourism sector would recover soon, but they now are thinking differently.

Photo contest helps recall memories of travel to South Korea

he Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) launched the photo contest Relive Your Korea Trip on April 29 to help people recall their trips to South Korea. 

Domestic tourism gradually reopens

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on measures for socioeconomic development amid the early recession of Covid-19 in the country, including gradually reopening domestic tourism.

Will domestic travel save Vietnam’s tourism sector after Covid-19?

Vietnamese will be the first to travel after the pandemic ends, and if there are attractive demand stimulus programs, the market will need only several months to recover, experts say.

Vietnam tourism industry hit hard by COVID-19

Local tourism departments have announced business results for March, showing the worst-ever figures in the history of the Vietnam’s tourism industry.

Tourism industry faces unprecedented crisis

Since mid-March, officers of travel firms say that 99 percent of visitors to their offices have come to cancel tours.

Foreign visitor arrivals plunge 68% in March

International tourist arrivals to Vietnam this month have dropped 68.1% against the same period last year due to the coronavirus, which causes a disease called Covid-19, according to the General Statistics Office.

National treasures aplenty at Ha Noi pagoda

Among 27 national treasures that have recently been recognised by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, two are in Ba Tam Pagoda located in Duong Xa Commune, Gia Lam District on the outskirts of Ha Noi.

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Co Thon village in Dak Lak is not only the ideal destination for tourists thanks to its reputation as the king village of the Central highlands’ coffee production, but also the symbol for the typical Vietnamese village.

Hanoi F1 race postponed, affects tourism promotion plan

The plan to advertise Vietnam’s tourism with the F1 race as the focus has failed as the organisers have decided to postpone the event amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tourist attractions close as industry tries to survive

Many tourist destinations have temporarily stopped receiving guests, and visitors from many countries in Europe no longer enjoy visa waivers.

VN real estate, travel firms optimistic about tourism recovery after Covid-19 epidemic

Vietnam’s tourism industry was growing at lightening speed when it was hit by the Covid-19 epidemic.

Visiting Plei Op Culture - Tourism Village in Pleiku City

Designed as a first culture-tourism village in Pleiku City, Plei Op is a wonderful destination where visitors can explore the indigenous culture of the Gia Rai ethnic group.

Coronavirus epidemic takes its toll on Hanoi’s tourism

A tour operator in downtown Hanoi fears her business may have to close due to the ongoing novel coronavirus epidemic.

Tour agencies banned from bringing tourists to the train track cafe

Hanoi Police have asked travel companies not to take tourists to the famous railway line in Hoan Kiem District.


International travelers from Europe, Africa still on the rise

Despite the Covid-19 epidemic, the numbers of travelers from Europe and Africa increased in the first two months of the year.

Vietnam vows to restructure tourism markets

Shifting to promote tourism in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand and India during and after the Covid-19 epidemic, applying visa waivers, and developing suitable products are the main goals of the tourism industry.

Vietnam’s tourism loses Chinese, Korean travelers

The number of Chinese travelers to Vietnam has dropped to zero because of the measures on traffic restrictions in the Covid-19 epidemic. The loss of South Korean travelers is also visible.

Lac Village: Tourism starts bouncing back

After weeks of avoiding travelling due to fears of COVID-19, many people have started travelling again thanks to improvements in epidemic prevention in Vietnam. Story from Lac village in Hoa Binh province.

F1 race part of new ‘Vietnam is still safe’ tourism campaign

The 2020 F1 race, to be organized for the first time in Vietnam this April, will be the highlight of the tourism promotion campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak.