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The nation raked in US$16.5 billion after reopening to international tourism, according to industry insiders.

Vietnam’s domestic tourism market back on track

The Tourism Information Technology Center (TITC) under the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said in a recent report that the domestic tourism market has fully recovered.

New measures to be applied to ensure safe, pragmatic reopening

The local tourism industry has a golden opportunity to reopen for international tourists on March 15, after a two-year border closure due to the pandemic.

Travel firms in HCMC resume outbound tours

A number of travel firms in HCMC have resumed outbound tours after the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) announced the removal of restrictions on air passenger transport.

A river tour of Nha Trang City

The Cai River in Nha Trang stretches 79 kilometers from Gia Le Islet to Khanh Vinh and Dien Khanh districts, and to Nha Trang City. 

Digital platforms used to promote Vietnam’s tourism

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has made use of digital platforms to catch attention of travellers and promote tourism in the country.

Give tourists what they want

Vu The Binh, deputy chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, talked about what may be in store for the sector this year.

Vietnam serves nearly 3.8 million international tourists

Vietnam served nearly 3.8 million international visitors in the first eight months of this year, a decrease of nearly 67% compared to the same period last year.

VN travel startups see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Small in size and easily adaptable, startups in the tourism industry have found ways to do well during COVID-19, while many others are still up against a wall.

Vietnam’s tourism sees great opportunities when int'l market reopens

Analysts believe that Vietnam has great opportunities to develop tourism in the post-Covid-19 period as the country has controlled the spread of the disease and can provide services at competitive prices.

Rapid explosion in the domestic tourism arena

Many businesses, travel agencies, restaurants, hotels, and other destinations have simultaneously reduced ticket prices and offered special deals to attract tourists

Foreign arrivals could reach 6-8 million in 2020 if int’l tourism resumes in Q3

Vietnam could welcome 6 to 8 million foreign visitors this year if COVID-19 remains under control and international tourism could be resumed in the third quarter of this year, a webinar in Hanoi on June 10 heard.

Gloomy prospects for Vietnamese travel firms anticipated

Thousands of tourism firms have suffered heavily from Covid-19. Many of them have had to shut down, while others have to take extra jobs to earn a living and survive the current difficulties.

Tourism authority told to account for proposal over 400 free air tickets

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism to explain its proposal asking air carriers to provide 400 free air tickets for domestic flights to boost its tourism stimulation program.

Vietnam's doors still closed to inbound travelers

The government has released Resolution No 79/NQ-CP on granting e-visas to citizens from 80 countries, which will take effect on July 1. However, this doesn’t mean that Vietnam will open its doors to foreign travelers on July 1.

Vietnam to study health standard validation before reopening to foreign tourists

With the Covid-19 pandemic under control in Vietnam, the country now seeks to breathe life back into its tourism industry.

Two scenarios for inbound tours for rest of the year

After seeing 33 percent growth rate in January compared with the same period last year, Vietnam’s tourism witnessed sharp decreases in the next months, 22 percent in February and 68 percent in March, because of Covid-19.

Vietnam’s tourism sector prepares for restart

Many cities and provinces in Vietnam have activated plans to recover the tourism sector after the epidemic.

Vietnam issues safe tourism instructions

The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has introduced COVID-19 prevention and control instructions for safe tourism. Tourist service providers, hotels, and restaurants are asked to follow the instructions.

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.