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Chinese travelers return to Vietnam, but many more visit Thailand

China has allowed its citizens to go to Vietnam in groups, starting from March 15, but the number of travelers from the huge market has been increasing slowly. Vietnam received only 400,000 Chinese travelers in the first five months of the year.

Summer tourism season: travelers remain indecisive

Students have begun their summer holiday and the summer tourism season has kicked off. However, people still have not booked tours yet, leaving tourism companies feeling anxious.

Vietnam considers giving visa waiver for golf tourists

Tourism experts have recommended allowing a unilateral visa waiver for 30 days for golf tourists and tourists travelers on special airplanes.

VN received 4.6mil foreign visitors in five months, over half the year’s target

Vietnam welcomed nearly 4.6 million international arrivals in the first five months of 2023, soaring 12.6-fold from the same period last year, according to the latest report from the General Statistics Office (GSO).

International arrivals in Vietnam surge over 12-fold year on year

Vietnam has welcomed nearly 4.6 million international arrivals in the first five months of 2023, soaring 12.6-fold from the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.

Bringing back international travelers

Vietnam needs an effective short-term marketing campaign to attract international tourists from key source markets, especially those with untapped potential.

Achilles heel in tourism

Vietnam’s tourism industry has made only meager strides in diversifying its products despite years of growth.

Visa procedures still take too much time for foreign travelers

The fifth session of the 15th National Assembly will consider and approve a resolution on changes to the visa policy. Travel firms have complained that they have to spend too much time on procedures for visas for foreign travelers.

High-end resorts, outbound tours in high demand

Despite economic difficulties, which have forced many families to tighten purse strings, many Vietnamese are still spending money on high-end domestic tours and outbound tours this summer.

Tourism Advisory Board raises visa proposals

Vietnam should take more actions, including the facilitation of immigration procedures, in an effort to make itself a top destination for international tourists, the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) has suggested.

Gov’t leader calls for tourism offices to open abroad to promote Vietnam image

A recently issued resolution to accelerate effective and sustainable tourism development, representative tourism offices should be first opened in key markets.

Tourism accommodations to be inspected towards improved quality of services

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has required the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism to coordinate with relevant units to inspect accommodation facilities in key tourism areas across the country.

New resolution on tourism calls for services to attract wealthy travelers

Restructuring the market with importance attached to markets with high spending levels is one of the key points of Resolution 82 released by the government on May 18 on solutions to speed up tourism recovery and development.

Australian tourists hunt for cheap airfares to Vietnam

Kelly Szymanowicz, an Australian tourist from Sydney, said that she would extend her summer vacation with her family in Vietnam for three weeks as she loves Vietnamese culture, beaches, and the reasonable travel costs on offer.

Industry insiders anticipate tourism boost as 90-day visa brought to NA meeting

Will Vietnam's tourism see a boost soon? Industry insiders are optimistic about future prospects as the Government weighs up a 90-day e-visa to gain a competitive edge as a leading tourism destination.

Vietnam may hit 10 million foreign tourists this year: authority

Vietnam’s tourism may attract 10 million foreign tourist arrivals this year, surpassing the target of 8 million previously set by the sector, according to deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Ha Van Sieu.

Longer e-visa validity will boost Vietnam's tourism: Govt

The Government said that the proposal for extending the e-visa validity to 90 days would help attract foreign tourists and investors who want to explore investment opportunities in Vietnam.

Search volume for Vietnam’s tourism ranks 11th in the world

The search volume of accommodations in Vietnam is rising rapidly, ranking 11th in the world, indicating a strong recovery in demand for tourism in the country.

Vietnam among world’s eight best budget-busting destinations for family holidays

Australian daily The Sydney Morning Herald has named Vietnam among the world’s top eight best budget-busting destinations for Australian family holidays.

Vietnam tourism roadshow 2023 to get underway in Australia this week

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and the Embassy of Vietnam in Australia will jointly host Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Roadshow 2023 in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane from May 11 to 17.