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Top 10 tourist destinations in central Vietnam

Traveling to central Vietnam has become a popular option for many people thanks to the spectacular scenic nature on offer coupled with delicious local cuisine.

Vietnam welcomes 1.5 million international visitors in January 2024

It is clearly a sign of hope for Vietnam’s tourism sector, giving it the drive and assurance it needs to reach its target of 110 million domestic tourists and 17–18 million foreign visitors in 2024.

Travel firms, destinations gear up for Korean tourist inflow during Tet

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is forecast to be the largest source of foreign visitors to Việt Nam during the coming Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays.

Vietnam’s Lunar New Year tourism: Challenges and hopes

With economic difficulties, tightened budgets, and a significant increase in the price of transportation services, demand for spring travel has not shown signs of excitement.

National Tourism Authority announces digital boost

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism’s Vietnam National Authority of Tourism (VNAT) has announced that the sector is actively pushing forward digital transformation via building a smart tourism ecosystem.

Vietnam aims to welcome 18 million international guests in 2024

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism evaluates that January 2024 witnessed excellent growth from European markets benefiting from the unilateral visa waiver policy.

Russian tourists to Vietnam rise sharply

The launch of direct flights by Aeroflot airline between Moscow and Ho Chi Minh City from January 31 is expected to increase the number of visitors travelling between the two countries moving forward, according to tour operators.

Australian newspaper introduces nine best things for tourists to do in Vietnam

Herald Sun - one of the oldest and most widely read newspapers in Australia, has ran an article listing the nine best things for tourists to do when visiting Vietnam.

Hotels in central coastal region report high occupancy rates for Tet holiday

Large hotels in Da Nang city and Quang Nam province have reported occupancy rates of 70-95 percent for the upcoming Tet holidays, with most guests foreign travelers.

Gov’t urges ministries to improve tourism statistics accuracy

The Prime Minister has recently issued a dispatch urging ministries to improve the collection and use of tourism data to empower policy-makers with reliable information for decision-making.

92.9% of tourism businesses expect growth in revenue in 2024

Vietnam's tourism industry stands at the threshold of a remarkable milestone, with experts asserting that an impressive figure of 14-15 million foreign visitors could be achieved this year, provided unexpected issues are kept at bay.

Popular destinations in Thua Thien Hue receive ASEAN tourism awards

Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien Hue is one of three Vietnamese destinations to be presented with the ASEAN Clean Tourism City 2024 award within the framework of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2024.

Sea tourism: Phu Quoc and lessons learned about preserving national character

VietNamNet held a roundtable talk with officials and businessmen to discuss how to position Vietnam as a destination for beach tourism.

3 VN cities win ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard awards

Vung Tau, Hue and Quy Nhon cities have won the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard award for 2024-26.

Over 1.5 million foreign tourists visit Vietnam in January

Vietnam welcomed over 1.5 million foreign tourist arrivals in January, up 10.3% month-on-month, and 73.6% year-on-year, the General Statistics Office announced on January 29.

Expensive airline tickets turn Vietnamese away from domestic tours

Tour companies said there has been a noticeable preference for international travel over domestic tours during the holidays in recent years.

Creative activities help Da Nang attract more foreign tourists

Da Nang tourism has recovered strongly from Covid-19, receiving 7.9 million travelers in 2023, including 1.99 million foreign travelers, or 4.2 times higher than in 2022, and 5.4 million domestic travelers, up 66.1 percent.

Tourism contributes significantly to socioeconomic recovery in 2023

Vietnam won 54 prizes at the 2023 World Travel Awards - Asia and Oceania region last year, positioning the country's brand on top of the global tourism map and turning travel to VN into a bright spot in terms of socioeconomic recovery.

Aviation, tourism partner for better tourist services

Long-term partnerships would allow both sectors to offer competitive rates and avoid price hikes during peak periods.

Vietnam to join global tourism recovery trend this year: insiders

The global tourism market is set to fully recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2024, and Vietnam will not stand out from this trend, insiders have said.