Lao Cai aims to welcome 5 mln visitors this year Travel

Lao Cai aims to welcome 5 mln visitors this year

The northern province of Lao Cai, home to the popular holiday town of Sa Pa, has set a target of welcoming 5 million visitors this year and earning more than 16 trillion VND (696.17 million USD) in tourism revenue.
Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official Business

Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official

Hanoi’s tourism sector needs to quickly restructure or risk falling behind other localities and struggling to post growth, given the sector’s recovery will be a decisive factor in the capital’s overall growth this year, according to Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue.
Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021 ASEAN

Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021

The Lao government has set a revenue target of over 3.8 billion USD for the tourism industry in the next five years, with about 15 million tourists visiting the Southeast Asian country after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.
Khanh Hoa’s tourism sector looks forward to rebound in 2021 Videos

Khanh Hoa’s tourism sector looks forward to rebound in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has costed Khanh Hoa province a negative growth of 10.5% and budget collection shortage of over 25%. Tourism is the hardest hit sector in the locality. The locality has sped up several stimulus programmes to rock the market in the coming time.
Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences Travel

Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences

Nearly 500 representatives from the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the culture and tourism sector, and involved agencies joined the National Travel Agents Forum 2021 held in the northern city of Hai Phong on January 12.
Thai Tourism Ministry gets companies input on COVID-19 remedies World

Thai Tourism Ministry gets companies input on COVID-19 remedies

Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports has gathered input from the tourism and hotel industries on potential measures to aid them in the current COVID-19 crisis, with loan deferments, utility discounts, and a tax deadline postponement among the measures to be proposed to the Prime Minister on January 12.
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.
Digitalisation adds to visitor experience: Deputy PM Culture - Sports

Digitalisation adds to visitor experience: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to speed up digitalisation throughout the sector to provide a better experience to visitors, along with enhancing communications work and promotions for cultural, sports, and tourism events.
QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island Travel

QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island

The installation of QR codes at tourism sites in Ly Son island district in central Quang Ngai province is being carried out by the management board of the Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park in coordination with district authorities, as part of efforts to promote digitalisation in the tourism sector.
Vietnam – economic bright spot in 2020 Business

Vietnam – economic bright spot in 2020

Vietnam has emerged as an economic bright spot with a growth rate of 2.91 percent in 2020, which is attributable to the country’s efforts in containing COVID-19 and timely support policies to people and businesses, international organisations said.