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Statisticians believe that the number of foreign travelers in Vietnam may actually be double the amount, and that the real figure is lower than the reported figure.

Vietnam vows to lure super-rich travelers

What super-luxury travelers need are satisfaction and difference. If Vietnam can provide these factors, it will be able to attract billionaire travelers, some experts believe.

Travel firms fear visa policy will discourage foreign travelers

Vietnam’s competitiveness in the tourism sector has improved significantly, but many travellers are unhappy about the visa policy.

Vietnam still faces hurdles in tourism promotion

In 2018, the government approved to establish a public tourism development fund with an initial annual budget of US$4.3 million.

Sustainable, responsible tourism matters: VNAT

The tourism industry, the key driver for economic growth in many localities across the country including the Mekong Delta region, should be developed in a sustainable and responsible fashion.

Da Nang promotes tourism to diverse sources to avoid relying on Chinese, Kiran markets

Da Nang authorities are promoting tourism in many markets, including Thailand, Japan and Europe, in order to diversify sources of travelers and to not rely on Chinese and South Korean markets.

Solo tourism booms in Vietnam

Solo tourism allows travelers to choose itineraries and destinations without being bound by extended schedules or escorts.

Vietnam strives to earn US$30bil. from tourism in 2019

The Vietnamese tourism sector is approaching to the target of welcoming 17.5 -18 million international visitors and serving 85 million domestic tourists in 2019, while earning revenue of nearly US$30.1 billion.


A series of tourism projects await investors in 13 provinces

HCM City and 13 provinces in Mekong Delta are calling for investment in a series of projects in culture, sports, and tourism infrastructure with an aim to develop local tourism.

Vietnam to amend visa regulation to lure more foreign travelers

Foreign businesspeople and travelers will be able to easily enter Vietnam without having to wait too long under proposed new regulations.

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.

Travel firms to be fined if travelers flee

The new regulation that travel firms will be fined if illegal travelers flee has caused confusion.

VN tourism industry needs internationally qualified staff

The government has adopted policies and mechanisms to improve the training of tourism personnel and enhance cooperation between training institutions and businesses.


Vietnam looks to make tourism a spearhead

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will develop tourism into a spearhead by 2030, creating impetus to boost the growth of other industries, and making significant contributions to shaping a modern economy.


Vietnam to open tourism promotion office in UK

The Tourism Marketing Department of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Tourism Advisory Council are working on a plan to open a Vietnam tourism promotion office in the United Kingdom at the end of this year.


Hue and Da Nang see drop in South Korean travelers

There are signs showing a decline in number of travelers from South Korea, the biggest market for Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang, the two tourism centers of the central region.

Homestays that reap big profits spring up in central Vietnam

Da Lat is entering the high tourism season when travelers, Vietnamese and foreign, flock there to avoid the summer heat.

Vietnam sees great opportunities in cruise tourism

The golden time for cruise tourism has arrived, with the number of cruises on the rise and more diverse travelers, from ultra-wealthy to middle class customers.

Vietnam still cannot attract first-time travellers to return

Having lived in Vietnam since the 1980s, Kenneth Atkinson, president of Grant Thorton Vietnam, said the number of foreign travelers to Vietnam is increasing rapidly, but most of them do not return again.

Vietnam Administration of Tourism calls for votes for best hospitality firms

The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has published a list of local travel agencies, hotels and transport operators, and called upon the public to cast votes for the best hospitality service providers.