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They hope to welcome a sizable number of international tourists this summer.


Travel firms in HCMC resume outbound tours

A number of travel firms in HCMC have resumed outbound tours after the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) announced the removal of restrictions on air passenger transport.

Transport ministry asks to clarify overpricing of air tickets

The Ministry of Transport has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to coordinate with airlines to deal with the airline tickets that are so overpriced in peak periods during Tet holidays.

Local tourism sector may be set back seven years due to pandemic

Vietnam is expected to serve some 18 million international tourist arrivals and 85 million domestic ones by 2026 under a program on developing the local tourism sector during the 2022-2026 period.

Hanoi amongst top five ideal destinations for Valentine’s Day

The beauty of Hanoi in late Spring when the peach blossoms and banyan flowers turn the streets white and purple may color the memorable trips of couples for the Valentine season of 2022.

Holidaymakers favour hi-end resorts for Tet

Bookings for hotel rooms during Lunar New Year (Tet) festival have surged since early January, especially in four and five-star resorts.

Hoi An ancient streets – where time pauses

Experiencing the changes of space and time, yet Hoi An ancient streets still keep their old beauty, and relic complexes are maintained intact along with a huge intangible cultural base.

The secrets of Thang Long Imperial Citadel’s treasures

The “phoenix-themed Bodhi leaf” and the dragon-themed translucent porcelain bowls are among the most outstanding treasures, showing the outstanding skillfulness of ancient Vietnamese artisans.


Specialties in Tet tray in southern Vietnam

Broiled pork cooked with coconut juice and duck eggs together with bitter gourd soup are viewed as an unmissable part of the traditional tray in southern Vietnam during Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays - the country’s largest traditional festival.

Phu Quoc pearl island – tourist paradise of tropical region

Phu Quoc island city in the southern province of Kien Giang on November 20, 2021 welcomed the first international tourist group to Vietnam after nearly two years of the country’s “freezing status” due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ninh Binh’s tourist attractions reopen to visitors from other provinces

All tourist attractions in the northern province of Ninh Binh can now welcome back tourists from other provinces and cities starting today, February 1, or the first day of the lunar new year.

Many flights, hotels fully booked on Tet

Lots of flights and hotels have been fully booked due to the high travel demand during the Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday.

Da Lat Night Market reopened

Da Lat Night Market in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong will be reopened from today, January 29 after a long suspension due to Covid-19.

Da Nang shakes hands with Klook in tourism promotion

The Da Nang Tourism Promotion Centre on January 21 signed a cooperation agreement with travel firm Klook Vietnam on strengthening communications and tourism promotion to attract more tourists to the central city.

Proposal made to reopen regular flights to France, Germany, UK and Russia

The frequency of regular international routes to France, Germany, the UK, and Russia could be expanded to 10 flights per week for one-way tickets applicable to all airlines of each side for each respective market.

Vietnamese tourism flexibly adaptive to revive in new situation

The number of international tourists to Vietnam in December 2021 rose by 14.2 percent compared to that of the previous month as the country is piloting the welcome of foreign visitors and international commercial flights are being resumed.

Phu Quoc attracts luxury travelers from abroad

The Phu Quoc island of southern Kien Giang province received more than 50 Lao tourists on December 30 – 31 who boarded private aircraft and planned to use premium services on the island.

Southern localities make efforts to diversify tourism products in ‘new normal’

The tourism sectors of southern provinces and cities are exerting efforts to reform and diversify products to attract visitors while ensuring safety in the ‘new normal’, as the 2022 New Year and traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays approach.

When will international tourism really be resumed

Although the timing of the international commercial flight resumption is just days away, the hope for the reinstatement of international tourism is plagued with rather strict health control and regulations on tourists

Mass flight cancellations as Typhoon RAI approaches

Vietnam Airlines (VNA) on December 19 announced that it will stop exploiting flights from/to some airports in the central coastal provinces because of the influence of the 9th storm which hit the south-central localities with international name RAI.