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Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa province is still receiving thousands of Russian travelers each day.

Whale cemetery in central Vietnam

The central province of Ha Tinh is home to a special cemetery which is the final resting place for more than 100 whales.  

Phong Dien floating market: An interesting stop for visitors to Mekong Delta

Around 17 km from the downtown of Can Tho city, Phong Dien floating market is bustling with people and boats very early every day at the first gleam of dawn.

European tourists still flock to Vietnam despite covid-19

Vietnam has lost many Chinese travelers because of the Covid-19 epidemic, but the number of European travelers has remained stable.

Covid-19 could lead to restructuring of Vietnam tourism industry

The Ministry of Planning and Investmetn (MPI) estimates that Vietnam’s tourism sector may lose $2.3 billion worth of revenue from foreign investors if Covid-19 lasts until the end of Q1 and $5 billion if it continues through Q2.

The octogenarian shoemaker in Saigon

At the age of 88, Trinh Ngoc still makes handmade leather shoes everyday. His store in HCMC’s District 3 has served both local and foreign guests for decades.

Ruined church in Nam Dinh province attracts photographers

A desolate church in Van Ly commune, Hai Hau district, in Nam Dinh province still attracts many tourists and photographers as it is a beautiful spot where the sky, sea, sun, wind and sand converge.

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.

 

Air tickets more affordable amid travel fears

Airfares are now more affordable for people who want to travel. The coronavirus outbreak has hit the civil aviation industry hard, so air ticket prices have edged down.

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.

 

Vietnam’s tourism industry may lose $7 billion because of coronavirus outbreak

The number of foreign investors may decrease by 3.7-4.7 million, and the number of domestic travelers by 10.9-15.3 million.

Coronavirus poses challenges for tourism manpower

The Wuhan coronavirus, apart from lowering tourist arrivals and tourism revenue, has created chaos for the tourism labor market.

 

Thousands of tour guides in HCM City out of work due to coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has dealt a strong blow on the tourism industry. Thousands of tour guides in HCM City are sitting idle as domestic and international travelers have canceled tours.

Khanh Hoa attractions reopened to visitors

Ponagar Tower and Hon Chong tourist site in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa have been recommenced after being sterilised for coronavirus prevention.

 

Good relations of “emigrants” in Hoi An Ancient City

Many foreigners “migrated” to Hoi An with the intention staying on vacation for a few months to half a year; however, during their stay, some have formed good connections that made them stay in the ancient city longer than expected.

Travel agencies focus on non-China tours after coronavirus outbreak

Many local travel agencies have cancelled tours to China and started focusing on tours within Vietnam and to other countries as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Nom Village – a 200-year-old peaceful ancient countryside

Not only a typical idyllic and beautiful village in the northern delta, Nom Village also features its distinct ancient architectural style which have been almost completely been kept intact for hundreds of years.

Vietnam’s tourism suffers from coronavirus

At some travel firms, a new reception counter has been set up to receive clients who are cancelling tours and want a money refund.

Tourists to HCM City sees 12 percent drop amid novel coronavirus fears

The number of tourists paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh City during the Lunar New Year (Tet) has suffered a decline of approximately 12 per cent as a result of the ongoing novel coronavirus (nCoV) situation.

A visit to the rustic, peaceful Cham Island

A trip to Cham Island off Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province, may leave unforgettable memories of the beauty of an island in central Vietnam, both in its scenery and lifestyle