Vietnam was ranked 10th among the top 20 countries to visit in 2020 by the Conde Nast Traveler – a prestigious travel magazine.
To promote tourism and meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, or MICE industry, tourism organizations are set to hold this year’s “PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019”, promoting Pattaya as a tourism development model with the aim of becoming the MICE Metropolis of the eastern region.
Officials from four southern provinces of Laos, central and southern provinces of Vietnam, and tourism-related businesses have gathered in Champassak province to discuss measures to draw more visitors to the two countries.
Laos will host the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities’ Mayors Summit in Vientiane from October 12 to 15 to promote cooperation between cities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Vietnam ranks seventh among the 10 largest source markets of the South Korean tourism industry based on the number of Vietnamese visitors to the country, according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Justice in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have decided to temporarily waive fees for short-term visas for citizens of all ASEAN member states in a bid to boost visitor numbers from the regional grouping and entice people to make business trips.
Advertising clips by the US Cable News Network (CNN) to promote Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi have attracted a lot of foreign viewers during their broadcasts from June 3 to August 31 as part of the bilateral tourism deal.
The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will host the Korean Tourism and Culture Festival in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28 and 29.
Vietnam’s tourism promotion campaign has shown its efficiency helping the country get close to its target of attracting 17.5-18 million international tourists this year.
Vietnam has enjoyed double-digit growth in travelers from South Korea. About 150,000 South Koreans live in Vietnam, which is home to two Samsung Electronics plants.
Vietnam’s non-smoke sector is enjoying a boom, with a substantial increase in the number of Thai visitors buoyed by growing low-cost flights, local media reported.
Thailand is recognized as one of the world’s most popular health and wellness tourism destinations, ranging from prevention to cure, because of the high quality of its products, services, and facilities.
Vietnam ranks 63rd among 140 countries and territories in the recently released Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019, jumping four places compared to the latest 2017 ranking.
Indian low-cost airline IndiGo has opened its second direct air route linking the country to Vietnam.
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.