Tourism demand stimulus program may fail as service providers break promises

In Vietnam, domestic travel makes up 40-45 percent of the total revenue of the tourism industry. According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), total revenue from domestic travelers in 2018 was VND254 trillion (39.9 percent) and in 2019 as VND334 trillion (44.2 percent).

NZ tourism’s Wikipedia problem: Fox Glacier page dominated by deaths, rural NZ non-existent

Dickison said Wikipedia could not be used as a marketing tool for businesses, but tourism operators could use online travel guidebook Wikivoyage and image library Wikimedia Commons for free, saving them thousands on their own website that would not have the same reach.

Ho Chi Minh City to host diverse range of tourism events

Three new waterway routes will be launched in Ho Chi Minh City in the second and third quarters of this year, departing from Bach Bach Wharf in District 1 to District 9 and 7 as well as Binh Quoi Tourist Village, according to the city’s Tourism Department.

Direct flights expected to promote Côn Đảo tourism

“With the new route of Bamboo Airways, tourists from the north can travel more conveniently, without having to connect from HCM City or Cần Thơ. The locality has been trying to develop infrastructure. Currently, a lot of investors are working to provide better services to tourists. The province has also calculated a plan for sustainable tourism […]

Direct flights expected to promote Con Dao tourism

“According to statistics from the CAAV, up to 90 per cent of tourists visiting Con Dao are people from the northern region as the island is famous for spiritual tourism. That was why Bamboo Airways chose Ha Noi, Hai Phong and Vinh – the three cities with the largest population in the north to open […]

Why state borders need to open NOW: Coronavirus restrictions are ripping $55BILLION from Australia’s tourism industry – with thousands of businesses on the brink of collapse and a million jobs at risk

‘Our airlines, airports, hotels and tour operators rely on people doing more than taking a short self-drive holiday and we risk more job losses in these sectors if borders remain shut any longer than is necessary.

Report: Italy Expected to Lose €100 Billion in Tourism for 2020

June had virtually zero turnover, July tourism proceeded with fits and starts, and August has significantly reduced numbers, shorter average stays and reduced spending, the report relates, while the prospects for September have been downsized compared to those forecast only two months ago.

HP tourism has no money for employee salaries

Many operators have sold their vehicles to repay bank loans for the taxis. Many of them have also demanded waiving of road taxes for a year if there is no business.

Tourism stakeholders plead for unlocking sector

The association also complained about the State’s decision to make GPS mandatory for tourist vehicles. “This is to serve some vested interests who are to benefit from the order. If it is the safety of the passengers that the State is concerned about, it should have taken steps to develop its own application for the […]

Vinpearl loss triples as pandemic hits tourism

The rising loss and debts was the result of the pandemic crippling the tourism and hospitality industries in Vietnam since the first quarter.