Exhausted finances put hotels on sale

With fewer tourists, most hotels can either close to save costs or reduce room rates to attract new guests. On agoda.com, a series of 3- to 5-star hotels in the heart of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are offering enticing discounts of 60-80 per cent. The rates for a double room at the 4-star […]

Best hotels in Windsor for a quintessentially British weekend break

With a handy location a stone’s throw away from the biggest sights and landmarks, you won’t have to venture too far to check out iconic hotspots like Windsor Castle – and the budget prices mean you can spend more on your weekend break itself!

Inside the stunning historic hotel where the Strictly stars will quarantine for 14 days

Strictly Come Dancing told MailOnline: “As we continue to follow the latest guidance from Public Health England and industry guidelines, we are considering isolating the dancers and key production members to enable our much-loved group numbers to continue. 

L’Alya Ninh Van Bay among top 25 Vietnamese luxury hotels

In August, L’Alya Ninh Van Bay was proudly announced as one of Tripadvisor’s winners for the 2020 Travelers’ Choice: Best of the Best awards in the category of Best Luxury Hotels in Vietnam, based on a full year of Tripadvisor user reviews, before any changes caused by the pandemic. With this award, L’Alya can count […]

Tourism sector in Puducherry showing signs of revival

Industry’s wish listRepresentatives of the hospitality sector are counting on a benign policy from the government. In a memorandum to the government, V. Ramachandran, president of Hotels Association of Pondicherry, sought carry-over of the excise licence fee that had been paid upfront to the next fiscal as bars had been shut for over five months.

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.

Hotel rates down steeply as COVID-19 keeps away tourists

However, while COVID-19 seems set to have far-reaching and dramatic implications on the hotel landscape of tomorrow, the long-term outlook for Viet Nam remains positive, thanks to imminent improvement in infrastructure, favourable visa policies and the desire to turn tourism into a key industry.

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 […]

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).

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.