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VietNamNet Bridge - Tourism centers in the central region of Vietnam have been using technologies to attract more travelers, believing that ‘technological tourism’ will be the future of the industry.

Number of Vietnamese cruise travelers rises

VietNamNet Bridge - Though the number of Vietnamese cruise travelers remains modest, foreign cruisers and Vietnamese travel firms continue to develop cruise tours as they believe in the potential of the market.

Tourism consultancy services in high demand

One of the best jobs now is tourism consultancy, especially giving advice to local authorities on local tourism development.

Community-based tourism: bankruptcy looms for some villages

Community-based ecotourism (CBET) is believed to be the best way to develop tourism and protect the environment. However, the performance of some CBET villages has been discouraging.

Luxury hotels in HCMC make high profits in 2018

2018 continues to be a prosperous year for hotels, especially high-end ones, in HCM City. The average occupancy rate has been 80-90 percent, and the profit to revenue ratio at least 20 percent.

Number of foreign tourists grows rapidly, but average spending rises slowly

More European travellers are choosing thematic tours to learn about culture, ecosystems and religions in Vietnam.

New regulation forces thousands of tourism bosses to return to school

Circular 06/2017 released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism stipulates that from January 1, 2019, the managers of domestic and international travel firms must have associate or higher-level degrees in a travel major.

Vietnam’s tourism takes off, but still cannot fly high

Vietnam’s tourism ranks 47th in the world and 15th in Asia. However, there is still a big gap between Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.

Investors pour money into hotel projects

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of hotels in Vietnam in 2017 increased by 21.9 percent, a high growth rate compared with the 10.5 percent in 2016. 

Vietnam receives 11.6m foreign tourists in first nine months

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam received 11.6 million international tourists during the first nine months of this year, an increase of 22.9 per cent in comparison with the same period last year, 

Vietnam’s tourism improvements see positive results

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s great efforts to satisfy travelers have brought more foreign tourists to the country.

Vietnam tourism targets Japanese travelers

The latest report of Vietnam National Administration for Tourism (VNAT) shows that Japan is among the top 3 countries with the highest number of travelers to Vietnam. 

Outbound tours getting cheaper thanks to new direct air routes

VietNamNet Bridge - Young Vietnamese are increasingly choosing outbound tours for their holidays as the tour fees are getting cheaper.

Hotels face serious labor shortage

Hotels have launched recruitment campaigns for middle and senior managers, as well as for untrained workers.

What can Vietnam gain as one of China’s top 10 travel markets?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam was among the 10 countries and territories that received the most Chinese travelers in the first six months of 2018, according to Chinese media. 

Who are the owners of 5-star hotels in HCM City and Hanoi?

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign investors hold a stake in about 60 percent of 5-star hotels in Hanoi and HCMC, and are continuing to pour money into the profitable hotel sector.

Vietnamese tour guides lose jobs to Chinese

Tens of Chinese have been found illegally working as tour guides in Da Nang. However, analysts believe this is just the tip of the iceberg and the real number is much higher.

Zero-dong tours cause headaches for local authorities

VietNamNet Bridge - Zero-dong tours have been launched in many localities, creating challenges for state management agencies.

Vietnam’s tourism needs more high-quality workforce

The tourism and hotel industry is experiencing golden days with a boom in the number of foreign and domestic travelers, while the demand for workers meeting international standards is increasing rapidly.

93% of foreign travelers satisfied about tours, survey finds

Experts and travel firms have conflicting views about the survey which found that 93.5 percent of travellers found their visit ‘satisfactory’ or ‘very satisfactory’, and less than 1 percent ‘unsatisfactory’.