Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3 Travel

Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3

Only 44,000 foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam during the third quarter of this year, equivalent to just 1 percent of the figure in the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on September 29.
Sustainable development a key trend for tourism Travel

Sustainable development a key trend for tourism

The recently-issued strategy for Vietnam’s tourism development to 2030 is expected to be a driving force for the industry in weathering the storm posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
Pandemic likely to put tourism targets beyond reach Travel

Pandemic likely to put tourism targets beyond reach

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a gloomy picture being painted of Vietnam’s tourism industry in the first quarter of the year, as it triggered an 18.1 percent decline in foreign arrivals and made it particularly difficult for the country to achieve this year’s targets.
Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia Travel

Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia

Growing trade feud between Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is redrawing the map of Asian tourism, with the RoK and Chinese travelers avoiding previously popular destinations like Japan and Hong Kong for Southeast Asia, according to the Japan’s Nikkei Asia Review. ​