Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has tasked the Ministry of Public Security to amend and supplement entry and exit policies for international arrivals in the direction of increasing the number of countries to the current visa waiver scheme.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered the Ministry of Public Security to consider expanding visa exemptions for citizens of certain countries in accordance with bilateral cooperation.
Winner International Travel Company has been fined for “violating regulations when providing travel services” after 292 Taiwanese tourists it was contracted to serve were stranded on Phu Quoc Island.
Charter flights back home have been confirmed for Taiwanese travelers whose original vacation itineraries to Vietnam were unexpectedly disrupted when a Vietnamese operator requested additional payment in the middle of their travels in the country, Taiwan’s Tourism Administration confirmed in…
Early closing times and visa restrictions weigh on tourism growth
An American tourist claimed she was harassed and coerced by a boatwoman into buying souvenirs in the northern Ninh Binh Province.
A giant dragon statue wrapping around a floating pavilion at a Hue park that has been featured by international media will be dismantled ahead of the park’s renovation.
1.01 million Vietnamese tourists flocked to Cambodia last year, making it the kingdom’s second largest source of arrivals after Thailand.
A private luxury resort along the coastal road in Nha Trang has been dismantled to create open space for the public to enjoy the city’s famed natural beach.
A company was fined VND240 million ($9,807) for the construction without permit at a golf course project in the hill resort city Da Lat.
Vung Tau authorities want to build eight tunnels leading straight to its most popular beach, Bai Sau (Back Beach).
As Vietnam continues to see a modest recovery in tourist arrivals post-Covid, readers listed their reasons, from pollution to lack of English speakers.
The 12.6 million figure is still only 70 % of the figure in 2019, right before Covid-19 and the halt of international tourism
Vietnam does not have the best sceneries, nor the friendliest people, and tourists will not just come naturally.
Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay is losing its famous turquoise hue as pollution and over-development threaten its wildlife and picture-perfect image.
Vietnam’s target of welcoming 12.5 million to 13 million international arrivals in 2023 has been achieved, said Pham Van Thuy, deputy head of Vietnm National Authority of Tourism (VNAT), said at a conference on State tourism management on Thursday (Dec…
A four-kilometer coastal road will be built on Phu Quoc Island to provide visitors with access to public beaches.
As Vietnam’s largest island is dealing with a tourism crisis with crashing visitor numbers, readers suggested that it transform itself by returning beaches to the public.
Ly Thi Co and Thao Thi Tra, members of the ethnic minority community in Lao Cai Province, northern Vietnam, have amazed many visitors with their fluency in English though they are almost illiterate in Vietnamese.
Foreign arrivals to Ho Chi Minh City reached 4.12 million during January – October period, or 82% of the set target of five million.
Some Vietnamese resorts cost millions of dollars, but they advertise themselves using bad-quality photos.
Phu Quoc, formerly Vietnam’s most popular paradise island, is watching tourism plummet as unaffordable air ticket prices and a lack of appeal to global travel take their toll, experts say.
Foreigners have expressed strong interest in visiting Vietnam, but the number of travelers actually making a hotel or tour booking remains modest, according to travel business insiders.
The number of tourists from 13 countries that are unilaterally exempt from visas by Vietnam have not yet recovered to pre-pandemic levels, data showed.
For nearly a year now, authorities in Hanoi have been trying to shut down “Train Street,” one of the city’s most famous unofficial attractions, where trains buzz by mere feet away from where people regularly sip coffee or beer in…
A multiple-entry e-visa will cost US$50, double that of a single-entry visa, the Immigration Department has announced.