Hanoi records sharp drop in domestic tourist numbers

The total number of domestic travelers visiting Hanoi in July stood at an estimated 17,000, representing a sharp decline of 98.6% year on year, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism.

Three Vietnamese cities among world’s greatest places of 2021: Time

Three Vietnamese cities, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang Province), have been named among the world’s to 100 extraordinary destinations to explore in 2021, as voted on by the renowned US-based Time magazine.

Khanh Hoa: Nearly VND26b for tourism development program 2021 - 2025

This is the total funding for the implementation of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee’s action program on turning tourism into a spearhead economy, period 2021 - 2025, recently issued by the Provincial People’s Committee.

Hạ Long Bay coral showing signs of recovery

Coral reefs in Hạ Long Bay area are showing signs of recovery, according to Phạm Đình Huỳnh, Deputy Head of the Hạ Long Bay Management Board.

Binh Dinh calls for investment in coastal area of 3,000 hectares

The central province of Binh Dinh has started calling on potential enterprises, local and foreign alike, to invest in the area along the coastal De Gi - My Thanh road in My Thanh Commune, Phu My District, with a total area of ​​about 2,986 hectares.

Côn Đảo Island airport to receive larger aircraft after expansion

Côn Đảo Island’s airport in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu is expected to be expanded to receive larger aircraft and increase its capacity to two million passengers a year.

Vietnam tourism in the first half of 2021

(TITC) - According to UNWTO, international arrivals dropped by 83% in the period January – March 2021 compared to 2020. UNWTO has had reduce its forward of international arrivals for growth scenario in 2021. The General Statistics Office of Viet Nam informed that the number of international arrivals to Viet Nam in first half of 2021 decreased 97.6% over the same period of 2020. Vietnam tourism has made effort to realize the dual goal of drastically responding to the Covid-19 pandemic in the line with resume tourism industry.

Pilot scheme to welcome foreign arrivals to Phu Quoc granted approval

The Ministry of Transport has agreed on the contents of a pilot project which aims to welcome back international tourists to Phu Quoc island city in the southern province of Kien Giang.

Fansipan: 1 of 5 out-of-this-world destinations to explore ‘space tourism’ without leaving Earth

The first successful test of recreational space travel on July 11 has many people aiming for the prospect of "space tourism". Before realising this "luxury" dream, visitors can experience "space tourism" without leaving Earth. Fansipan peak is one of the rare destinations that help visitors get this experience.

Hundreds of hotels in Ho Chi Minh City join hands in COVID-19 fight

Over 20 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have offered free accommodation and meals to medical workers involving in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, with about 50,000 room nights, reported the municipal Tourism Department on July 19.