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Contrary to real estate investors and businesses’ expectations, one year after the Formula 1 race track kicked off, the real estate market in Hanoi remains at a standstill.

Will domestic travel save Vietnam’s tourism sector after Covid-19?

Vietnamese will be the first to travel after the pandemic ends, and if there are attractive demand stimulus programs, the market will need only several months to recover, experts say.

Int’l arrivals likely to drop by 80 percent in 2020: VN tourism administration

Vietnam is forecast to witness a 80-pecent drop in the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in 2020 if the COVID-19 pandemic is not controlled by the end of the year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Many foreigners want to remain in Vietnam despite social distancing

Only 31 out of 470 foreign visitors currently staying in HCMC wish to return to their home countries, while most of the remainder want to remain in the city even though the social distancing order is still in place.

Tourism industry faces unprecedented crisis

Since mid-March, officers of travel firms say that 99 percent of visitors to their offices have come to cancel tours.

VNTA asks network operators to ensure online services during pandemic

 The Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications asked network operators to ensure the quality of telecommunications services.


Hanoi F1 race postponed, affects tourism promotion plan

The plan to advertise Vietnam’s tourism with the F1 race as the focus has failed as the organisers have decided to postpone the event amid the coronavirus outbreak.

International travelers from Europe, Africa still on the rise

Despite the Covid-19 epidemic, the numbers of travelers from Europe and Africa increased in the first two months of the year.

Vietnam’s tourism loses Chinese, Korean travelers

The number of Chinese travelers to Vietnam has dropped to zero because of the measures on traffic restrictions in the Covid-19 epidemic. The loss of South Korean travelers is also visible.

VN businesses cautious about setting plans for 2020

Most businesses are not setting high business targets this year because of uncertainties and the unpredictable Covid-2019 epidemic.

European tourists still flock to Vietnam despite covid-19

Vietnam has lost many Chinese travelers because of the Covid-19 epidemic, but the number of European travelers has remained stable.

Vietnam’s tourism industry may lose $7 billion because of coronavirus outbreak

The number of foreign investors may decrease by 3.7-4.7 million, and the number of domestic travelers by 10.9-15.3 million.

Coronavirus outbreak hits aviation industry hard

Flying an empty aircraft for the second time in one week, Hoang, a captain working for a Vietnamese airline, has heard that the airline is incurring big losses because of nCoV.

Thousands of tour guides in HCM City out of work due to coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has dealt a strong blow on the tourism industry. Thousands of tour guides in HCM City are sitting idle as domestic and international travelers have canceled tours.

Services available for tourists affected by flight ban

Accommodation service providers have been asked to continue to serve foreign tourists who are unable to return to their countries due to the Vietnamese civil aviation authority’s ban on flights between Vietnam and China.

Ngu Hanh Son welcomes approximately 40,000 visitors over Tet

Situated in the central coastal city of Da Nang, the Management Board of the Ngu Hanh Son Tourist Area have stated that they received roughly 40,000 tourists during the first days of Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Mui Ne envisioned a top destination in Asia-Pacific

Mui Ne beach in the south central province of Binh Thuan is set to become one of the most-visited destinations in the Asia-Pacific by 2030

National tourism year significant to Vietnam’s tourism

Themed "Nha Trang-Colors of the Sea", the 2019 National Tourism Year ended successfully. Festival activities boosted the province’s tourism development and introduced Vietnam’s sea tourism to domestic and international tourists.

5G key for Vietnam in Fourth Industrial Revolution

As part of plans to catch up with developed economies, Vietnam is looking to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR), with 5G coverage one of the key steps.


Vietnam aims for 20.5 million foreign tourists in 2020

The tourism sector has set the goal of attracting 20.5 million international visitors in 2020 and serving 90 million domestic travellers.