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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Ministry of Education and Training to cooperate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant agencies to propose a summer and national holiday plan

Google assesses travel trend in Vietnam

Based on the search data, Google has assessed the change of the travel trend in Vietnam due to the impact of Covid-19 epidemic.

VNAT rules on coronavirus reporting at hotels, resorts raise eyebrows

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has issued regulations on coronavirus infection prevention and control, including forbidding tourists from reporting the coronavirus situation at their hotel or resort on social media. 

Foreigners stranded in Vietnam receiving assistance

With countries around the globe closing their borders to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, many foreigners stranded in Vietnam have received assistance from local authorities to overcome the unprecedented situation. 

Tourist sites to reopen for visitors during the April 30-May Day holidays

Several popular tourist sites in Vietnam will reopen for visitors on the Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1) holidays after social distancing rules have been loosened.

French tourist features Vietnamese beauty through paintings

A French tourist has introduced his paintings about the beauty of Vietnamese people and nature on his Facebook account.

Tourism industry calls for relief measures as coronavirus shuts down travel

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has severely affected many industries, but tourism is arguably one of the hardest hit.

Danang and Quang Nam hotel employees take unpaid leave due to coronavirus

A number of hotels in Danang City and neighboring Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam have let their employees take unpaid leave for several days each month to cope with the hardship caused by the coronavirus outbreak.


Lac Village: Tourism starts bouncing back

After weeks of avoiding travelling due to fears of COVID-19, many people have started travelling again thanks to improvements in epidemic prevention in Vietnam. Story from Lac village in Hoa Binh province.

Travel agencies urged not to receive tourists from countries hit by COVID-19

The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) said yesterday that it has asked travel firms to stop receiving tourists from countries hit by COVID-19 in the face of new complicated development of the disease in South Korea and Japan.

Coronavirus impact sends int’l tourist arrivals to Vietnam tumbling

Vietnam is forecast to welcome some 644,000 international tourists in the first quarter, falling by roughly 800,000 arrivals compared with the previous quarter before the outbreak, the General Statistics Office noted in a statement.


Foreign arrivals may fall 50-60 percent amid nCoV epidemic: GSO

Under the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, foreign tourist arrivals in Vietnam may fall by 50 – 60 percent during the epidemic period, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam ranks seventh among countries with highest growth of international tourists

Vietnam ranked seventh among countries with the highest growth of international visitors worldwide in 2019, announced the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Vietnam to take on harmonious solutions to make tourism spearhead sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the “Strategy on Vietnam’s tourism development until 2030”, which seeks to turn tourism into the key economic industry, the Government Portal reported. 

Vietnam, Japan on track to achieving target of two million tourists

The number of tourists exchanged between Vietnam and Japan is expected to reach two million this year, well above the current record of 1.4 million.


The changing face of tourism around the world

"Tourism Development Trends of the World and Impacts on Vietnamese Tourism" seminar hears of the many changes in global tourism, including in Vietnam.

Khau Vai Love Market in Ha Giang

Khau Vai Love Market is a unique cultural practice of locals in Khau Vai commune in Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province.


17 must-see places in Ninh Binh

 Am Tien Cave, Trang An, Tam Coc, and Bich Dong to name a few are attractive destinations for visitors to Ninh Binh province.

Vietnam attends fifth sea festival in Cambodia

 Vietnam along with Thailand, China, India and Indonesia, participated in the fifth sea festival 2016 in Cambodia from December 23-25.

VN tourism needs a competitive edge: expert

 VietNamNet Bridge – Breakthroughs are needed in terms of policies and mechanisms to make Việt Nam’s tourism industry competitive in ASEAN, an expert from the Institute for Tourism Development Research has said.