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VietNamNet Bridge - The HCMC hotel market this year has welcomed many foreign brands, including Mandarin Oriental, Movenpick and Best Western Premier.
VietNamNet Bridge - Many foreign travelers are creating their own tours to HCM City instead of booking package tours at travel agencies.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has become the fastest-growing market for Japan and South Korea’s tourism.
After collecting tens of billions of dong from selling tours at a tourism trade fair held in Hanoi earlier this month, travel firms hope they can earn the same at a similar event to be held in HCMC.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese companies have only 20 percent of the online tourism market, with foreign companies taking up the rest.
VietNamNet Bridge - The number of shops that only serve Chinese travelers and refuse Vietnamese customers have been increasing in Nha Trang, to the embarrassment of state and local officials.
VietNamNet Bridge - More and more travelers have lodged complaints about the quality of low-cost tours and the irresponsibility of travel firms.
VietNamNet Bridge - The so-called zero-dong tours with Chinese tourists continue despite great efforts by local authorities to stop them.
VietNamNet Bridge - Travel firms are thinking of developing astrotourism activities to attract domestic and foreign travelers.
VietNamNet Bridge - Travel firms complain they cannot book hotel rooms in Nha Trang and Da Nang because most rooms have been reserved for Chinese travelers.
VietNamNet Bridge - Reports have found that the amount of money Vietnamese travelers spend on shopping overseas is higher than the fees of their tour packages.
The number of Chinese travelers to the coastal city of Nha Trang has soared in recent months.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been advised to attract more Chinese tourists from first-class cities who travel regularly, book tours via online channels, and spend big money on trips.
VietNamNet Bridge - If Vietnam exempts Visa’s for travelers from more than 100 countries, it will lose hundreds of millions of dollars each year.