Hanoi, Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Phu Quoc are five destinations that Vietnamese tourists have kept in their wishlists while awaiting the recovery of tourism.
The Vietnamese Government has given the go-ahead to the reopening of the UK visa application centre in Hanoi for August 30, with restrictions set to be in place following its launch.
With the majority of incoming flights suspended and travel restrictions imposed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the capital recorded no visitors in August, according to Hanoi Tourism Department.
An exhibition on the late General Vo Nguyen Giap opened in Hanoi on August 20 on the occasion of his 110th birth anniversary (August 25) to honour the legendary general’s great contributions to the national liberation cause.
Hoi An, Sapa and Hanoi lead the top ten favourite destinations for photography in Vietnam according to assessment of global tourists.
Locals in a suburban village in Hà Nội have set up a museum to maintain the memorabilia of their village’s history.
Hanoi boasts good potential in agricultural tourism, or agritourism, with its 18 suburban districts and townships, which is expected to help the capital city diversify its tourism products and promote growth of the suburban localities.
Recently, weekend tours of Ha Noi – Dong Lam prairie (Huu Lien, Huu Lung district, Lang Son) have been rising in immense popularity for flawless check-in poses in the fairylike natural background.
Despite recording an average occupancy rate of 27% in Q2 2021, the Hanoi hotel sector is still holding on well during the pandemic and is expected to welcome more investors in all segments this year, said Director of Savills Hanoi Matthew Powell.
Water puppetry is a typical form of Vietnamese art, which has existed for more than 1,000 years. Travel experts agreed that it will be a quintessential experience for foreign travelers once they have a chance to visit Hanoi after Covid-19.