Vietnam’s tourism ministry Thursday urged the government to double the visa-free stay period for tourists from five European countries to 30 days to attract more visitors.
Tag - tourism
vendredi 29 avril 2016
mercredi 27 avril 2016
Authorities in the popular coastal city of Vung Tau in southern Vietnam have announced that all forms of eating and drinking will be banned from its beaches from Tuesday onward, Nguoi Lao Dong (Laborer) newspaper reported on Monday.
dimanche 17 avril 2016
Traditionally, Russian tourists often travel to Turkey and Egypt. But in recent times, they have changed the route to Asian countries because of the complicated political and social situation in the two countries
jeudi 14 avril 2016
Passenger ships will soon be banned from staying overnight in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long bays. The World Heritage Site is a popular tourist destination in Vietnam.
vendredi 8 avril 2016
Vietnam Tourism Association urges Vietnamese travellers to present a more positive image when travelling overseas.
lundi 4 avril 2016
Vietnam is poised to extend the validity of single-entry visas for U.S. citizens to one year to facilitate their travel and foster trade and commercial ties between the two countries, the lawmaking National Assembly said Monday.
samedi 2 avril 2016
Hue might be a must-visit destination in central Vietnam, but what the Vietnamese ancient imperial capital is treating tourists to have become too old and unexciting, industry insiders said on Friday.
dimanche 27 mars 2016
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam have recovered strongly after a year of lukewarm performance, reaching a record high number in the first quarter.
dimanche 13 mars 2016
Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has ordered Trung Nguyen Corporation, one of Vietnam's largest coffee producers, to speed up construction work on four long-delayed tourism projects, local media reported on Thursday.
dimanche 28 février 2016
Motorists stopping to pee in the middle of a busy highway, vendors over-charging tourists, and scams rampant throughout the city – what’s going on ?
Viet Nam aims to receive 400,000 Russian visitors in 2016 and one million by 2020, Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism's (VNAT) Deputy Director-General Nguyen Quoc Hung said.
jeudi 25 février 2016
Vietnam welcomed over 1.63 million foreign tourists in the first two months of 2016, up16 percent compared to the same period last year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on February 24.
samedi 6 février 2016
A man instrumental in putting Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest cave, and its neighbors on the world map is positive that caving tourism will become the ‘nucleus’ of Vietnam’s tourism sector, and that the area will also grow into a caving hub worldwide.
vendredi 29 janvier 2016
With investment of VND65 billion (over $2.9 million), a pair of Saigon-Hanoi trains numbered SE 7/8, with 59 carriages meeting 5-star standards were launched on January 26 by the Saigon Railway Transport JSC.
lundi 11 janvier 2016
Local travel firms have been on tenterhooks over a gloomy outlook and a possible slump in Russian arrivals after three major Russian tour organizers have not had their Vietnamese permits renewed.
dimanche 10 janvier 2016
Vietnam's first safari zoo, featuring more than 150 animal species, has opened on the island of Phu Quoc in the southern province of Kien Giang.
samedi 9 janvier 2016
Phu Quoc, a popular tourist island in Vietnam, has announced that the Dinh Cau night market at Dong Duong township will be closed 30 June to improve traffic in the downtown area.
mardi 5 janvier 2016
You won't see the Ho Thuy Tien waterpark on a tourists' guide to Vietnam. You won't see it labeled on a map. And if you ask a local to show you the way, there's a good chance they'll have no idea what you're talking about.
lundi 28 décembre 2015
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam have dropped for the first time in six years as the country lost a large number of visitors from neighboring markets while its expanded visa waiver program failed to have a strong impact on European travelers.
samedi 31 octobre 2015
The Vietnamese tourist industry is bearing fruit from a visa-free travel policy it granted to five European countries in July, as more people from these markets have subsequently chosen to spend their holidays in Vietnam.
vendredi 2 octobre 2015
A small armada of tour boats pulled up at the floating fishing village and a gaggle of foreigners alighted onto the rickety platform that serves as its makeshift town square.
mercredi 16 septembre 2015
Tourism officials have not minced their words when speaking about top destinations in central Vietnam.
samedi 12 septembre 2015
Khanh Hoa provincial authorities have approved a USD15 million project to build a cable car system to the Hon Ba Nature Reserve, a popular tourist attraction on a mountain some 57 km from Nha Trang.
mardi 8 septembre 2015
As the first rays of the sun shone down, some foreign tourists on a boat were enjoying the cool air and bustling trade at Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho city until they saw something gross.
dimanche 6 septembre 2015
In Ho Chi Minh City and Dalat, Hoi An and Hanoi, the offers come at you thick and fast: sunglasses, massages, motorbikes, marijuana.
lundi 24 août 2015
Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and probably all cities in Vietnam, are wasting their potential to attract more tourists due to a lack of nightlife.
mercredi 12 août 2015
Vietnam's government is working on a plan to extend the validity of tourist visa for US citizens from three months to one year in a bid to attract more arrivals, Vietnam News Agency reported.
dimanche 2 août 2015
New resorts, cable cars and casinos threaten unspoiled landscapes as tourism sector struggles to balance modernisation and development with conservation
samedi 1 août 2015
“Should bikinis be compulsory beachwear on Danang’s beaches?” Apparently it is the latest hot topic after the subject was raised at a meeting in Danang, a city located in central Vietnam.
jeudi 18 juin 2015
In an explicit gesture to resuscitate the ailing tourism sector, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed off on visa waivers for five more nationalities, a move highly welcomed by industry insiders.