The number of international searches about Vietnam's tourism on Google is growing by 50-75%, the fourth highest level in the world.
Travel is on the rise as the worst of Covid-19 pandemic seems to be behind.
Four U70 buddies completed a 5,714 km trek by pickup truck from Lam Dong to Northwest and Northeast provinces in 15 days, realizing their 50-year-old goal.
As tourism recovers in the new normal after the lifting of pandemic- related restrictions, self-organised tours bypassing travel agency services have emerged as a rising trend, a local report says.
The proposals by MOH on requiring foreign arrivals not to leave accommodations for the first 72 hours in Vietnam have discouraged travel firms. They say the overly strict requirement is contrary to the Government’s policy on tourism reopening.
A new tourist zone in the resort city of Da Lat has become controversial on social media due to its design that is said to be "flashy", "messy", and "spoiling the natural beauty of Mimosa Pass".
By the time he turned 27, Phan Thanh Quoc had visited 30 countries and 150 cities. And now he is working to earn enough money to take a trip around the world after the Covid-19 pandemic ends.
About 6.2 million people traveled during the nine-day Tet holiday, according to VNAT. But most were independent tourists who did not buy tours from travel firms.
Ms. Lang Tran has travelled to many cities in Vietnam, Japan, France and Indonesia for no more than VND800,000 (US$35) a day.
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.