Cambodia, Japan to ease travel restrictions in September 2020 World

Cambodia, Japan to ease travel restrictions in September 2020

Japan and Cambodia agreed on August 22 to reopen borders for expatriates, starting possibly from early September, on condition they observe a 14-day self-quarantine period and take other precautions against the novel coronavirus, Kyodo News reported.
Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam World

Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam

Japan is considering re-opening its borders to entrepreneurs from selected countries, including Australia and Vietnam, which have low levels of COVID-19 infections, as the nation begins to ease restrictions put in place earlier this year to control the outbreaks, according to Australian Associated Press (AAP).
Hotels vie for share of tourism pie Business

Hotels vie for share of tourism pie

The competition in the upscale hotel market will start to heat up, especially in the five-star segment, according to the 2017 Vietnam Hotel Survey released on July 11.
Business

Room prices rising at high-end hotels

Average room rates in upscale hotels and resorts across Vietnam saw a slight increase in 2014 even as occupancy rates decreased, according to a survey by auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton.
Travel

Hotels furbish green credentials

Vietnam's hotel sector is showing encouraging signs of progress in awareness and management of the environment as well as quality standards, according to an annual report released by Grant Thornton Vietnam on June 20.
Foreign arrivals surge in busy June Business

Foreign arrivals surge in busy June

More than 567,000 international visitors arrived in Vietnam in June, a 30 percent rise over the same month last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Society

Nha Trang offers sure bet for building hotels

The feasibility of building hotels in Nha Trang resort city in central coastal Khanh Hoa province is better than other cities because of its success as a tourism destination, according to real estate service and consultancy provider Savills Viet Nam.