Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors World

Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors

The Thai National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300 THB (10 USD) tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.
VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020 Videos

VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020

Vietnam among very few countries to post GDP growth rate of 2.5-3 percent, and the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement in 2020 when Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship are among the top 10 domestic economic events in the year. The following are the ten outstanding events as selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnamese tourism - From zero to Number 1 Travel

Vietnamese tourism - From zero to Number 1

From a “low-cost” destination 20 years ago, Vietnam’s tourism sector has made substantial breakthroughs and become a regular in the last five years on “must-see” lists for international tourists.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam plummet 79 percent in 2020 Travel

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam plummet 79 percent in 2020

Vietnam welcomed only 3.8 million foreign arrivals in 2020, down 78.7 percent from last year, as a result of the serious impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry, according to the General Statistics Office.
Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November World

Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November

Thailand hosted 3,065 foreign tourists in November, official data showed on December 28, the second month of receiving long-stay visitors since a ban was imposed in April to keep COVID-19 infections under control.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam plummet 79 percent in 2020 Travel

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam plummet 79 percent in 2020

Vietnam welcomed only 3.8 million foreign arrivals in 2020, down 78.7 percent from last year, as a result of the serious impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020 Business

VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020

Vietnam among very few countries to post GDP growth rate of 2.5-3 percent, and the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement in 2020 when Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship are among the top 10 domestic economic events in the year.
OCOP products, specialties to be displayed in Hanoi Business

OCOP products, specialties to be displayed in Hanoi

A fair introducing products meeting standards in the “One Commune - One Product” (OCOP) programme, along with specialties from cities and provinces nationwide, will take place at the Art and Street Food Space in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district from December 17 to 21.
Hanoi to open 40 more OCOP showrooms Business

Hanoi to open 40 more OCOP showrooms

Hanoi will open 40 more showrooms for goods from the local “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme in 2021, making them more popular among domestic consumers and foreign visitors.
Hanoi active in stimulating tourism demand Business

Hanoi active in stimulating tourism demand

A series of cultural and sporting events as well as tourism promotion programmes have been organised in Hanoi as part of the efforts by municipal authorities to attract holiday-makers to the capital, amid the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam hosts 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum Business

Vietnam hosts 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum

The 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) Chairs’ Meeting was held via video conference on December 9 as the final event among the activities within the scope of the ACMF in 2020 held under the chair and coordination of Vietnam’s State Securities Commission (SSC).
Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade Society

Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade

Preservation of traditional Vietnamese brocade helps not only highlight cultural values but also contribute to socio-economic development and improves the quality of life for ethnic minorities.