HCMC expands tourist offerings amid visitor boom
09:50 | 03/11/2017 Travel
(VEN) - In the first nine months of 2017, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) welcomed about 19 million domestic visitors and more than 4.2 million foreign tourists. Revenues amounted to an estimated VND84.57 trillion, up 10 percent from the same time in 2016 and accounting for 71.67 percent of the yearly plan (VND116 trillion). Tourism contributed 10 percent to the city’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) during the same period.
Untapped tourism potential
10:07 | 25/10/2017 Travel
(VEN) - Although endowed with unique natural and cultural resources, the northern border province of Ha Giang is still lagging behind many other localities in terms of tourism development.
Da Nang to promote tourism during APEC Week
09:58 | 19/10/2017 Travel
The tourism sector of Da Nang city has designed a lot of tourism promotion programmes to boost local tourism during the APEC Economic Leaders' Week scheduled to take place in Da Nang in early November.
Vietnam seeks to lure Indonesian tourists
11:00 | 17/10/2017 Travel
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) recently held a roadshow in Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta, aiming to introduce Vietnamese tourism products to Indonesians.
Hanoi launches “Golden Tour”
09:48 | 12/10/2017 Travel
The opening ceremony of a “Golden Tour” to discover Hanoi and the launch of a new tourism product themed “Hanoi’s Traditional Fondness of Learning” was held at the Vietnam Fine Art Museum in Hanoi on October 10.
Smart tourism is not a trend, but the future of tourism development
12:41 | 09/10/2017 Travel
(VEN) - With the aim of strengthening awareness and developing smart tourism, last week, the Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM) organized the conference “Smart Tourism - Opportunities and Challenges for Vietnam Tourism” in Hanoi. The event has drawn the attention of over 200 representatives from state management agencies, tourism associations, businesses operating in tourism and information technology throughout the country.