Travel agencies urged not to receive tourists from countries hit by COVID-19
The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) said on February 25 that it has asked travel firms to stop receiving tourists from countries hit by COVID-19 in the face of new complicated development of the disease in the Republic of Korea and Japan.  
More Russians, Indians visit Vietnam in 2019
About 650,000 Russians visited Vietnam in 2019, up 6.6 percent from 2018, while the number of Indian tourists nearly doubled the 2016 figure to reach 25,000, reported the Vietnam National…
Vietnam International Travel Mart rescheduled over coronavirus fears
The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM Hanoi) will take place in Hanoi from May 14-17, later than the initial schedule for April 1-4 due to coronavirus concerns, the Vietnam Tourism…
Da Nang International Firework Festival 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 threat
The Da Nang International Firework Festival 2020, a big cultural and tourism event of the central coastal city of Da Nang, has been cancelled due to the complex developments of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).  
The images of Vietnam’s conical hat, a mask used by Vietnamese stage artists, a Dong Ho folk painting, the lotus and a bronze drum have been featured on tickets of the Formula One (F1) VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, creating a way to popularize Vietnamese culture to international friends.  
Special tour promotions on offer during Covid-19 time
As the novel coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19  ) has resulted in multiple tour cancellations, travel firms have taken innovative measures with special promotions to woo visitors.  
Covid-19: Travel safety standards built to revive tourism sector
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has stressed the need to develop a set of travel safety standards to develop the tourism sector, which has suffered since the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (Covid-19).  
Tourism sector discusses solutions to increase revenue
A conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 20 by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the municipal Department of Tourism on February 20 to discuss solutions in response to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).  
Hue Festival 2020 to be rescheduled due to COVID-19
The Hue Festival 2020, a big cultural event of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, will be rescheduled due to complex developments of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  
Vietnam’s first overseas tourism office opened in UK
The first overseas tourism office of Vietnam was officially opened in London, the UK, on February 18.  
Vietnam is a safe destination amid global Covid-19 outbreak
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism has affirmed that Vietnam is a safe destination amid the global Covid-19 outbreak.  
No delays to Formula One race despite COVID-19 outbreak
The Formula One VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 will still take place as scheduled on April 5 despite growing concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Hanoi Department of Tourism announced on February 18.  
Quang Ninh remains active in promoting local tourism amid Covid-19 threat
The hospitality sector in the northern province of Quang Ninh has rallied every effort to seek new tourism market and step up tourism promotion activities amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).  
Traditional festivals of ethnic minority groups restored
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) has issued a document guiding the implementation of restoring traditional festivals of ethnic minority groups.
Balkan Exhibition honours Vietnamese photographers
Vietnamese photographers have won prizes at the 5th Balkan Exhibition.