Time for tourism to revive remains unsure Travel

Time for tourism to revive remains unsure

COVID-19 pandemic has been a “black shadow” covering the whole world, causing fear and drowning tourism into gloomy situation. Amidst the complicated developments of the pandemic, tourism has little hope for fast recovery.
Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19 World

Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has cut its estimate for international arrivals to Thailand to 33 million in 2020, down 3 million from the latest target and nearly 7 million compared to the record figure of 39.8 million recorded last year.
Local hotel industry faces challenge in technology Business

Local hotel industry faces challenge in technology

The domestic hotel industry will face many challenges during development, especially in the application of technology, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam – a foreign property service provider in Vietnam.
Vietnam Airlines wins big at World Travel Awards Travel

Vietnam Airlines wins big at World Travel Awards

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has won the World’s Leading Airline – Premium Economy Class 2018 and the World’s Leading Cultural Airline 2018 titles of the World Travel Awards (WTA).
APEC highlights sustainable tourism World

APEC highlights sustainable tourism

APEC tourism ministers have convened in Ha Long for their policy dialogue, focusing on promoting sustainable tourism for an inclusive and interconnected Asia-Pacific.
Da Nang seeks place on world tourism map Travel

Da Nang seeks place on world tourism map

The central city of Da Nang should recognise where it is on the world tourism map and the role the administration can play to boost the tourism industry, said economist Tran Du Lich at a seminar on October 25.
Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness Travel

Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

Vietnam would see an increase of 8-18 percent in the number of overseas visitors if e-visa and visas on arrival were available at all border gates, according to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
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Singapore’s tourism contribution to rise 5.8 percent

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has forecast that direct contributions from travel and tourism to Singapore's gross domestic product (GDP) rise to 5.8 percent this year to 20.3 billion SGD (15.9 billion USD).
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Visa facilitation urged to maintain APEC economies’ growth

Visa facilitation can help create 2.6 million new jobs by 2016 for member states of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Travel Facilitation in Bali , Indonesia , heard on October 4.
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Progress made in travel sector

Vietnam 's travel sector was ranked 14th in the region last year and 80th overall, up nine places since the last assessment in 2009, according to the recent Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 from the World Economic Forum (WEF).