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Foreign arrivals surges over 14 percent in August
Foreign arrivals surges over 14 percent in August
Hanoi (VNA) – The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in August is estimated to rise over 14 percent month-on-month to 1.51 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). Foreign visitors at Hoi An ancient city (Photo: dulichvietnam.com.vn) Around 11.3 million foreigners spend their holidays in Vietnam during January-August, with visitors from Asian markets accounting for the lion’s...
Tourist arrivals in Hanoi grow 9.5 percent in eight months
Tourist arrivals in Hanoi grow 9.5 percent in eight months
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi welcomed over 19.3 million tourists in the first eight months of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 9.5 percent, according to the municipal Department of Tourism. The Turtle Tower on Hoan Kiem Lake, a tourist attraction in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) That includes more than 4.2 million foreigners, including over 3 million staying overnight, up 10.5 percent...
Tours offered during National Day Holiday
Tours offered during National Day Holiday
Vietnamese people will have 3-day holiday for the upcoming National Day, September 2. Seizing the opportunity, travel companies have created short day-tours with several promotional programs. Rocky plateau in Ha Giang province is a popular tourist destination Travel companies reported that the number of tourists booking for the upcoming holiday is up 20 to 30% from last year. The...
Deputy PM approves extension of tourist-car service via border
Deputy PM approves extension of tourist-car service via border
Hanoi (VNA) - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has given the green light to extend a pilot project of tourist cars in the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh until June 30 next year. The tourist car service between Vietnam’s Mong Cai city and China’s Dongxing City, has been piloted since 2016 (Photo: vov.vn) The pilot project, which...
Vietnam among world's fastest-growing tourism destinations
Vietnam among world's fastest-growing tourism destinations
NDO – The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has picked out Vietnam as one of the world's 10 fastest-growing tourism destinations. Vietnam welcomed 15.5 million international visitors in 2018 (Illustrative image) The information was announced at a conference themed “The world tourism development trend and the impact on Vietnamese tourism” organised by the General Department of Tourism on...
Tourism sector strives to reduce plastic use
Tourism sector strives to reduce plastic use
Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on protecting the environment and limiting the use of plastic bags, straws and cups. Illustrative image (Source: internet) The ministry asked the Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to implement the document and direct tourist service business establishments, resorts, and sites to take environmental protection...
Son Doong named among world’s greatest adventurous tours
Son Doong named among world’s greatest adventurous tours
Quang Binh (VNA) - The tour through Son Doong Cave in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh has been listed among the top adventures in the world by British TV channel Dave. Part of the Son Doong Cave (Photo: bvhttdl.gov.vn) The tour, which has been operated for only about a...
Vietnamese to receive special welcome in RoK this September
Vietnamese to receive special welcome in RoK this September
Hanoi (VNA) - The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will run a campaign on welcoming Vietnamese tourists to the Republic of Korea (RoK) which will last for a week from September 2 to 8, according to KTO Vietnam. Illustrative photo (Source: congthuong.vn) As part of the campaign, the KTO will hold a series of activities specially designed to support Vietnamese...
HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation
HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and city in the Mekong Delta region are stepping up efforts to boost cooperation and diversify inter-regional travel packages to attract tourists. Tourists visit an orchard in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang (Photo: VNA) The tourism authorities plan to discuss ways to enhance tourism linkages and...
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