06:00 | 20/05/2020 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam has brought the Covid-19 epidemic under control and eased social distancing. However, due to the complex global development of the pandemic, the government has yet to allow the entry of foreign tourists. In the meantime, Vietnam is making efforts to maintain online contact with potential visitors and preparing programs to welcome back visitors as soon as the pandemic subsides.
06:00 | 09/05/2020 Travel
(VEN) - The Covid-19 pandemic had a negative effect on the tourism industry in the first quarter of 2020, with the number of foreign tourists down 18.1 percent compared to the same period last year, making it difficult to achieve the growth targets set for the year.
Tourism sector busy on holidays after social distancing eased
14:56 | 04/05/2020 Travel
Tourist attractions around Vietnam have begun re-opening their doors after “hibernating” during the COVID-19 outbreak and hope to fully tap into the opportunities brought by the four-day National Reunification Day and International Labour Day holiday from April 30 to May 3.
Tourist destinations nationwide reopen their doors
09:48 | 01/05/2020 Travel
Visitors to the central province of Thanh Hoa can now visit tourist destinations in the province, which have re-opened since last weekend, according to the decision of the Chairman of provincial People’s Committee.
Vietnam tourism prepares for comeback
06:00 | 28/04/2020 Travel
(VEN) - Instead of going to work at the Hanoi Travel Joint Stock Company that employs her, Thanh has returned to her hometown, where she does housework, goes to the market, prepares meals, and looks after her child. Her employer has told her to take time off given the suspension of most foreign travel to Vietnam due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s tourism eager for EU trade deal opportunities
06:38 | 29/03/2020 Travel
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to offer opportunities for various economic sectors, including tourism. The new-generation trade deal expected to take effect this year will enable the domestic tourism sector to access new markets, restructure the market and promote sustainable development in the context of complicated global changes.
Asian tourism hit hard by Covid-19
15:25 | 11/03/2020 Travel
(VEN) - Although the infection rate of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is slowing down in Vietnam, the epidemic is having a huge impact on the global tourism sector.
Southwestern ornamental flower villages in full bloom
15:00 | 25/02/2020 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam’s southwestern region features many renowned flower villages, such as the Sa Dec flower village in Dong Thap, Phu Tho-Ba Bo village in Can Tho City, Cai Mon village in Ben Tre and My Tho village in Tien Giang Province. Ahead of the Tet holidays, the flower villages entered their busiest time of the year to prepare their flower and ornamental plants for sale in the western provinces, Ho Chi Minh City and beyond.