As a Quang Nam provincial city located on a bank of the Thu Bon river, Hoi An is considered the most beautiful cities in Southeast Asia.
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.
More than 63.4% of respondents in a survey conducted by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) said they want to go to Vietnam for sightseeing, and a high percentage of those who had visited the country (over 70%) want to go again.
After half a summer of "freezing" due to the pandemic, tourism sector in the capital city is gradually resuming its services. In addition to observing strict requirements of COVID-19 prevention, it is also necessary for the city’s hospitality sector to be refreshed towards serving visitors.
Statistics from the provincial Department of Tourism show that the number of tourists coming to Hue in the first half of 2021 has decreased sharply, reaching only about 600,000 arrivals due to the impact of the pandemic.
The People’s Committee of Hau Giang Province has approved an ecological tourism project in the Lung Ngoc Hoang Nature Reserve in Phung Hiep District in June, offering an opportunity for visitors to explore one of the most famous tourist destinations of the province that is regarded as the “green lung” of the Mekong Delta region.
Hanoi received about 2.9 million tourists in the first six months of 2021, mainly domestic visitors, a year-on-year decrease of 25%, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
The tourism sector in the southern province of Binh Thuan has made great strides in recent times to upgrade tourism products and provide visitors with a fresh experience in an effort to attract greater numbers of domestic tourists, especially those travelling from the northern region.
A tourist area featuring unique cultural tradition of various regions in the country, Mot Thoang Viet Nam (A glimpse of Vietnam) in HCMC’s Cu Chi District was re-opened on January 16 after a temporary halt of upgrading.
Hanoi received more than 715,000 tourists in November, an increase of 29.1% against October, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.