Chinese arrivals in HCM City rise sharply

The number of Chinese visitors to Ho Chi Minh City in the first 11 months of this year rose by 189 percent over the same period of last year, according to the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Tourism industry targets Russia

Despite Russia not yet being included in the list of Vietnam 's top 10 tourism markets, visitors from the East European country still create a promising market for Vietnam 's tourism industry, says deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Manh Cuong.

VN ranks 12th in long-term tourism growth

Vietnam ranks 12 th among 181 countries and territories in term of tourism growth in the next ten years, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

Thai tops foreign visitors to Hue

The number of Thai visitors to the ancient capital city of Hue has increased from 4.7 percent in 2005 to 24 percent in 2010, ranking first in the list of foreign arrivals to the city.

Rival for old ceramics village

A new craft village site, the Minh Hai ceramic village, which has been built near the Bat Trang ceramic village, began welcoming tourists on October, and offers more choice for tourists looking for a day out from Hanoi.

Vietnam tops travel polls

Vietnam has emerged as one of the top destinations for travellers from Thailand, Australia , Japan , and Singapore, a recent survey compiled by Visa and the Pacific Asia Travel Association found.
More cruise liner docks at HCM City Travel

More cruise liner docks at HCM City

Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed 2,500 overseas tourists and crew aboard the cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked at the Navi Oil port in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15.

Tourism targets Japanese market

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has set a plan to attract 1 million tourists from Japan , its key market, by 2015.

Vietnam to welcome five-millionth foreign visitor

Vietnam ’s tourism sector is expected to welcome the five-millionth foreign tourist in mid-December this year, according to sources from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).