Livestreaming vital for revival of tourism industry

Livestreaming has become popular among online viewers. It set the record of selling 8,000 nights of hotel rooms in 1 minute, as well as selling over 41 sets of “hotel plus scenic spot ticket” per second. The tourism industry was revived in over 200 cities.

“New normal” for tourism industry

Changes in how stimulation is conducted should also be taken into account. Although the first stimulus program after social distancing helped the aviation and tourism industries draw a significant number of tourists, the market began to derail. Plenty of tour operators provided deep discounts instead of focusing on the safety of tourists by improving quality […]

Pandemic’s second wave hurts Vietnam tourism

According to the VNAT, 30-40 percent of tours and package tours to other provinces and cities have been canceled, with the rate expected to further increase. The VNAT is working regularly with departments of tourism in provinces and cities nationwide to deal with tour cancellations and move visitors out of Da Nang – the center […]

Amid virus surge, Noem pushes tourism with CARES Act funds

Money for the ad will come for $1.25 billion the state received from the federal government to address the coronavirus crisis. The U.S. Treasury Department is allowing states to use the money to publicize when tourism activities resume and ensure visitor’s safety. The Department of Tourism has said it is considering placing the ad on […]

South Dakota governor uses coronavirus relief funds for $5 million tourism ad despite COVID surge

But Sen. Reynold Nesiba, a Sioux Falls Democrat who sits on the Appropriations Committee, criticized the decision, saying it was more about Noem raising her political profile than helping the state. He claimed the governor’s office has stressed a cautious approach to using the federal funds, delaying their deployment to non-profits, universities and businesses.

Positive signals for recovery of tourism

As we continue to navigate this, everyone must evolve and adapt to the new normal. Despite the situation, we pushed to open in June. We believe Hoiana’s opening has sent a positive signal to the industry and instilled confidence in other investors and developers to continue working in Vietnam. But the pandemic has certainly changed […]

Direct flights expected to promote Con Dao tourism

“It is a great effort to reach a maximum of 24 visits to Con Dao per day. Bamboo Airways’ three non-stop flights to Con Dao will meet the need of spiritual tourism, assist in solving problems about take-off time at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. It will also help serve the increasing travel demand and […]

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 […]

Tourism industry representatives voice confidence in China’s recovery at intl fair

Domestic tourism has started to recover since the effective control of COVID-19, said Sun Jie, CEO of China’s online travel agency Ctrip. Some popular tourist attractions have recovered or have even surpassed levels of incoming tourists at the same period last year.

Coronavirus: Fiordland tourism operators fear they missed out on funding

The application form for the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme – a mixture of grants (up to $500,000) and loans – asked tourism businesses to prove that they are a tourism asset, that the business is of strategic significance, and that they had exhausted all other avenues of financial support.