The upcoming Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) will be a profitable time for domestic travel companies and tour operators.
Several years ago, Vietnamese could name only several foreign online travel agents (OTAs), but more and more Vietnamese OTAs have become well known.
The sixth Vietnam International Travel Mart – VITM Hanoi 2018 – will take place at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace on 91 Tran Hung Dao St from March 29 to April 1, as announced by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) at a press conference on February 5.
Known as the non-smoke industry, the tourism sector has expanded and now presents opportunities for enterprises to find appropriate partners, develop their business or expand within the market.
An estimated 4.1 million passengers are forecast to go through Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City during the 2018 Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, up 25% from the 2017 Tet.
As 2018 Lunar New Year (Tet) is approaches, travel companies in Hanoi are preparing to meet customers’ diverse needs and interests.
The tourism industry in Viet Nam has developed so quickly in recent years that it doesn’t have enough qualified human resources to serve such growth.
Hue City won the prize for “ASEAN Clean Tourist City” during the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018 (ATF), Nguyen Van Thanh, chairman of the city People’s Committee, has announced.
The HCMC Tourism Department has reassured the 19,000 freelance tour guides that they will not have to become members of tourism associations or tour guide associations.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have proposed tighter business conditions for restaurants to serve tourists, which has faced the public opposition.
Based on its 2017 success, Ho Chi Minh City aims to attract between seven and eight million international visitors and a whopping 29 million domestic visitors in 2018.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam in the first month of the year have surpassed 1.43 million, up 42% against the same period last year and 12.1% more than December 2017, according to figures released by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam on January 29.
The National Tourism Year 2018 is scheduled to be held on April 28, said Chairman of the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, were placed on the 2018 Gold List of the best hotels worldwide by the US travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island”, on January 21 returned to Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh for a family trip.