76 percent of Vietnamese plan domestic travel in 2022
Visa, the world’s leading digital payment service provider, has reported great pent-up appetite for travel among Vietnamese in its Voice of the Consumer survey, which found that as many as 76 percent of respondents are planning to travel for leisure within the country, far higher than the 38 percent planning overseas trips.
Mui Ne plans to welcome foreign arrivals from February
The southcentral province of Binh Thuan is set to launch a pilot scheme welcoming foreign arrivals under package tourism programmes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport or Cam Ranh airport…
Lunar New Year Festival kicks off in HCM City
A festival that promotes Vietnamese people’s lunar New Year – known as Tet - was launched on January 16 evening in Ho Chi Minh City to welcome the coming 2022…
A visit to rural market of Can Cau in Lao Cai Province
Rural markets in the mountainous areas always bring unique travel experience to visitors. Visiting Si Mi Cai District in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, one should not miss visiting the rural market in Can Cau Commune, where they can explore distinct cultural features of the local ethnic groups.
Kien Giang Province promotes tourism via airway
(TITC) - On January 14th 2022 in Phu Quoc City, Kien Giang Provincial People’s Committee held a conference on cooperation to promote investment, trade and tourism via airway in Phu Quoc City. This is a task in a series of events marking the recovery of the tourism industry in Kien Giang Province, especially Phu Quoc City where aiming to reopen gradually and develop the economy.
Hanoi remains at top of travellers’ lists despite COVID-19
Hanoi has remained at the top of global travellers’ wish lists although COVID-19 travel restrictions severely hit the city’s tourism last year.
Tours to discover Son Doong Cave fully booked through 2022
(TITC) - According to Quang Binh Provincial Department of Tourism and Oxalis Adventure Co., 1,000 slots for adventure tour to discover Son Dong - the world’s largest cave in the central province of Quang Binh have been fully booked for 2022. Roughly 100 first slots for 2023 also were registered, 80% of whom are foreigners.
Tourism sector takes initiative in developing unique products
The consecutive outbreaks of COVID-19 have made the tourism sector face unexpected openings and closures. However, the pandemic has presented opportunities for the “smokeless industry” to change its perception, in order to seek methods for safe adaptation.
Phu Quoc aims to receive 5.6 million visitors this year
With tourism activities in the process of gradually recovering, the southern province of Kien Giang aims to welcome 5.6 million tourists, including 200,000 foreign arrivals this year.
Contest on photography and videography about Hue Tet
By capturing the moments through photos and videos about the customs and cultural beauty of Hue Tet (cuisine, festivals, customs, spring atmosphere, etc.,), the contestants can win the prizes with a total value of over 30 million VND.
Nghe An promotes agri-tourism amid pandemic
Development of safe and eco-friendly agritourism is a new direction for Nghe An Province after nearly two years of the pandemic badly affecting the tourism sector.
Five localities join hands to revive tourism
The tourism industry of the five localities including Da Nang city, Quang Nam, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue province has just signed a memorandum of cooperation in 2022 to support each other in the restoration of tourism activities.
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism asks for cancellations of Tet festivals, fireworks
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked local departments under its wings to advise cities and provinces nationwide to cancel festivals and fireworks displays celebrating Tet, Vietnam’s traditional New Year which will come by the end of this month, as concerns rise over COVID-19 spike.
Aviation sector proposes limiting combo flights at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has made a proposal aimed at limiting combo flights to reduce congestion occurring at COVID-19 testing areas at both Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat International Airports.
Hue Festival 2022 will last all year round
(TITC) - According to Thua Thien Hue People’s Committee, Hue Festival 2022 will be held all year round underneath the theme of the four seasons. Cultural and art activities, folk festivals, royal festivals are organized on occasion to meet the needs of visiting, exploring, and enjoying from visitors.
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