As Vietnam is open to international travellers, with no self-isolation, the New Zealand Herald daily has pointed out 10 reasons why the country is worth visiting.
Vietnamese airports welcomed a total of 232,000 international passengers during the first quarter of the year, marking an increase of 502% against the same period from last year, according to statistics released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
The Russian currency (RUB) has begun to depreciate over the Russia-Ukraine conflict, resulting in a string of cancellations by Russian tourists wishing to visit Vietnam and greatly impacting the plans of local travel agencies.
The demand for outbound tours is projected to grow once the nation fully reopens its borders to international tourism on March 15, according to tour operators.
Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler of the United States has voted Vietnam as one of the top 10 travel trends for 2022.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam is actively discussing with about 80 partners about mutual recognition of vaccine passports, with many countries having recognized Vietnam’s vaccination certificate, says a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
The tourism authorities of Vietnam and Thailand will discuss the exchange of tourists between the two countries in the coming days to help the tourism industry recover in the new normal.
Vietnamese travel operators have revealed that tens of thousands of Russian tourists have booked tours to travel to the nation, according to Vietnamese news website Zing news.
World Tourism Day 2021, which is observed on September 27 annually, will focus on “Tourism for Inclusive Growth” this year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
More than 63.4% of respondents in a survey conducted by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) said they want to go to Vietnam for sightseeing, and a high percentage of those who had visited the country (over 70%) want to go again.
A vaccine passport is a new concept mentioned by many countries to open borders.
Vietnam meets Dustin, Max McFarlin, CeeJay, HanQuocBros, and Cheri Hyeri are all YouTube channels run by foreign YouTubers that have gone viral among Vietnamese netizens in recent years thanks to their attractive videos featuring Vietnamese culture, cuisine, and tourism.
Cable news network CNN has recently listed Son Tra Natural Reserve among the top 10 marvelous destinations in Vietnam in 2021.
Vietnam just welcomed a total of 28,700 foreign arrivals over the first two months of the year, representing a huge drop of 99.1% in comparison to the same period from 2020, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
France’s news agency AFP on January 20 published an article on how tourism has been developed in and benefited local community around Vietnam’s Son Doong, which has been dubbed the world’s largest cave.
Travelers arriving from Vietnam will no longer be forced to self-isolate for a two-week period upon arrival in several countries, including Singapore, South Africa, and the UK.