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 […]

Web page launched for green travel in Vietnam

The new ‘Green Travel’ section on the national tourism website vietnam.travel/sustainability set up by the VNAT in collaboration with the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) and the Sustainable Tourism Programme of Switzerland (SSTP) aims to boost tourism activities among foreign expats in Vietnam.

“New normal” for tourism industry

What Binh thought was shared by many other businesspeople. To survive the hard times when the current fast-changing business environment poses huge risks, business bosses and authorities have to undertake radical reforms. As long as it remains indifferent from the “new normal” which the entire society is adapting to, effectively coping with the pandemic will […]

Vietnam’s image popularised at multicultural festival in Germany

In particular, each visitor to the stall was presented with a mask on which a Vietnamese map is printed featuring Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, thus affirming the country’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos.

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 8

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the global investment flow is likely to contract by 40% in 2020, but in Vietnam, newly registered capital has risen 6.6% and the number of new FDI projects inched up over 22% during the pandemic, Do Nhat Hoang, head of the ministry’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), said while addressing a dialogue […]

Tourism in indigenous villages needs a boost

Located inside Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Kho Muong village is surrounded by evergreen forests and is an ideal getaway for those seeking to experience ethnic minority life. Thirteen local households now offer homestay services, each year welcoming 300 tourists on average and earning up to 5,000 USD. But they still encounter numerous difficulties in providing […]

Mergers between behemoths to revive paralysed tourism market

Accor’s strategy is to accelerate hotel development through both organic growth and acquisition. The expansion of its hotel network continues at a rapid pace, with a record 52,000 rooms opened last year. The group is focused on reinforcing its positions in Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific, but faces stiff competition from Hilton and Marriott in […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 9

The representative of the MOIT’s Import-Export Department said Viet Nam has advantages in production and export of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products, while the EU has a large demand for these items that have accounted for 8.4 per cent of total annual import value. This shows great potential in export growth from Viet Nam to […]

Sin Suoi Ho, an attractive community-based tourism village

The village also attracts tourists due to its rich cultural and spiritual life. The most special are traditional festivals with typical features such as the Gầu Tào festival, the most important festival of the Mong, held in early spring to express their gratitude to Heaven and Earth and pray for good luck and happiness in the new […]

Khánh Hòa Province to kick-start tourism in the fourth quarter

Nguyễn Thị Lệ Thanh, deputy director of the provincial Department of Tourism, said the tourism supply chain in Khánh Hòa has remained in operation during the second wave of COVID-19 since the province is not considered to be at high risk.