Vietnam taps domestic tourism as vehicle to drive industry recovery
06:00 | 07/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Vietnam expected to welcome over 20 million foreign visitors in 2020 as per the Politburo’s target. The year got off to a promising start with two million foreign visitors in January, but the ensuing eruption of the Covid-19 pandemic inflicted heavy losses on the global tourism market, and on Vietnam’s, too. The domestic tourism market was also seriously affected after two outbreaks of the pandemic.
Hanoi to re-open religious establishments, relic sites on March 8
07:00 | 06/03/2021 Society
Religious establishments, relic sites and tourist attractions in Hanoi will re-open on March 8 with preventive measures being still in place after they were temporarily closed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung said at a meeting on March 5.