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The number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first two quarters of 2022 increased 6.8 times over the same period of 2021, reaching 602,000, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Hanoi and Hoi An among Top 25 Overall Experiences in Asia

Motorbike tours around Hanoi and cooking classes in Hoi An have made it into the Top 25 Overall Experiences in Asia, as voted on by readers of TripAdvisor.

Vietnam among few countries totally re-open int’l tourism market

Vietnam is the only only Southeast Asian country that has reopened international tourism without any COVID-19 restrictions, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said.

Search volume for tourism in Vietnam from India hikes

The volume of searches from Indian visitors for tourism services in Vietnam has increased strongly in recent months, according to Google’s market trend tracker tool.

Vietnam nominated in 10 categories at World Travel Awards 2022

Vietnam has made the shortlist in 10 categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2022, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on June 6.

NZ Herald cites 10 reasons for visiting Vietnam

As Vietnam is open to international travellers, with no self-isolation, the New Zealand Herald daily has pointed out 10 reasons why the country is worth visiting.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam jump 4.5-fold in five months

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam jumped 70.6 percent month-on-month in May, following the removal of travel restrictions and over two weeks of SEA Games 31 competitions, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

VN jumps eight notches in WEF’s Travel & Tourism Development Index

Vietnam’s travel and tourism sector has jumped eight steps despite two years of slowdown caused by the pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) latest study.

Foreign visitors flock to Nha Trang as tourism recovers from pandemic

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Foreign arrivals soar two months after border reopening

The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam has increased rapidly with 252,000 arrivals after the government reopened borders on March 15, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Tourism booms, investors rush to build luxury hotels

A number of upscale hotel brands have come to Vietnam in anticipation of a tourism boom in the future.

Tourist sector revives with record of 5 mln domestic visitors during holidays

During the recent holidays from April 30 to May 3, a total revenue from the country's tourism sector reached about US$962 million with a record of around five million domestic visitors showing a strong revival of the smokeless industry.

Eastern Mekong Delta enjoys tourism boom

Since early 2022, provinces within the tourism development cooperation cluster in the Eastern Mekong Delta have been welcoming increasing numbers of visitors as the nation shifts to safely adapts to the COVID-19 epidemic.

The time of wellness tourism

Without a tight schedule, no shopping paradises, no noisy parties that make you tired…, Mekong Wellness Cruise offers its visitors a true green vacation.

Regions seek green bespoke investment

Many destinations across the country are now offering attractive invitations for investors in green tourism projects that bring more sustainable value to the environment, indigenous communities, and local economies.

Many international cruise ships to arrive in Vietnam

Many international cruise lines are set to carry passengers to Vietnam during the peak travel season in late 2022, according to several major cruise tourism companies.

National digital platform on tourism administration to launch in November

The launch of Vietnam’s first-ever national digital platform for tourism business and management is scheduled in November 2022, after being used in 5-10 provinces and cities.

What should Vietnam do to attract international tourists?

After three years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the psychology and tastes of tourists have changed. There has been a rise of green tourism products and tourism programs associated with health care.

Da Nang experts to welcome new wave of Korean tourists

Vietnam is the leading country in Southeast Asia in terms of the number of Korean visitors, with 4.3 million arrivals in 2019. Half of them visited the central city of Da Nang.

Local hotels complain about paying commissions to foreign booking firms

“We are losing in the home market. Hotel owners feel pain when having to pay commissions of 30 percent to foreign companies,” said Ngo Minh Duc, founder and president of GOTADI.