Azerai La Residence in Hue city and VAC Library in Hanoi have been listed in the ‘World’s 100 Greatest Places’ for 2019 by Time Magazine.
The tourism agency of Seoul held an event in Hanoi on September 3 to promote the capital city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnamese travellers, with the participation of Korean firms and 130 travel and aviation enterprises of Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia held a workshop on September 3 to promote Vietnam’s tourism.
The ancient town of Hoi An in Vietnam has topped the list of the 13 most beautiful town throughout Asia, based on criteria such as architecture, stunning scenery, and cultural immersion, according to CNN travel.
Vietnam and India hold huge potential to enhance tourism cooperation as they have long-standing relations and share similarities in cultural values, particularly direct flights between the two nations will serve as momentum for people-to-people exchange and bilateral trade and investment, said Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau.
The Indian Tourism Ministry is discussing with Vietnamese counterparts to issue favourable policies for Vietnamese travel agencies, who bring more guests to India, according to a representative.
The 19th Meeting of the East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF) Standing Committee took place in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on August 27.
The US Cable News Network (CNN) has conducted an estimated 703 broadcasts promoting Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi from June 3 to August 31, reported the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
Dave, a UK television channel, has listed Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave among the top 9 world’s greatest adventure.
The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will run a campaign on welcoming Vietnamese tourists to the Republic of Korea (RoK) which will last for a week from September 2 to 8, according to KTO Vietnam.
China has been the biggest inbound tourism market for Vietnam for many years. However, the No 1 position has been shaken with the strong rise of the South Korean market.
Gyeongsangbuk has just opened a tourism information centre in Hanoi, becoming the first South Korean province to advertise its image to Vietnamese tourists.
Vietnam`s outbound tourism grows 10-15% annually. ASEAN Travel 2018 statistics revealed that if in 2012, Vietnamese made 4.8 million trips abroad, in 2018, the figure almost doubled to 8.6 million.
The average spending by tourists from China, the largest source of visitors to Vietnam, is much lower than that of other nationalities, according to a report by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
A total of 37 flights operated by Taiwanese carrier EVA Air which should have traveled between Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei have been canceled after many flight attendants of the airline went on strike over salary-related issues.