Visitors to the UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam are set to receive a 30% discount on entrance tickets as of June 1, according to a statement made by the Management Board of My Son Cultural Heritage on May 21.
Tours of Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, have reopened in Quang Binh after being closed for two months over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia’s 7News last weekend run a five-minute report on Vietnam’s effort in combating coronavirus.
Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programmes, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.
“Safe haven tourism” is one way for Vietnam to maximise tourism revenues while minimising risks posed by COVID-19 pandemic, according to investment fund VinaCapital.
Many cities and provinces in Vietnam have activated plans to recover the tourism sector after the epidemic.
Hotels need to appeal more to local corporate guests and tourists to help the hospitality sector recover, market researcher Savills has said.
Vietnamese people will prefer to travel freestyle or with families and friends using family vehicles.
The Prime Minister has recently assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to devise measures to develop tourism following COVID-19 pandemic.
The lotus is considered the flower that represents the best of the Vietnamese people, symbolising purity and strong will to overcome challenges.
Budget airline Vietjet is offering more than 200,000 tickets priced at only VND0 (excluding taxes, fees) on all routes from May 5 to June 30 in response to the “Vietnamese People Travel Vietnam” programme launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on May 16 partnered with the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) to launch a programme to boost domestic travel demand until the end of 2020.
The tourism market has recovered since mid-April when social distancing measures against COVID-19 were eased, heard a conference held in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa on May 16.
The New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure has named Vietnam on its list of the top 17 destinations for tourists after the COVID-19 crisis ends.
A programme calling on Vietnamese citizens to travel to domestic tourism attractions has been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as part of efforts to stimulate domestic tourism as social distancing measures are eased.