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Major hotspots brace for National Day tourism surge

As the 3-day National Day holiday nears, accommodations in tourism hotspots show varying occupancy levels, online reservation sites say.

Surge of Thai visitors lifts Da Nang hopes for tourism market diversity

Da Nang, which wants to reduce its dependence on Chinese and South Korean tourists, is seeing a jump in the number of Thai visitors.

Over 1,500 stuck on flooded Phu Quoc island as airlines cancel service

Continuous downpours flooded the runway of Phu Quoc airport on Friday and prompted airlines to cancel flights, leaving 1,560 passengers stranded.
August 10, 2019 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Asia holds lion's share of Vietnam's foreign arrivals

Vietnam’s tourism growth is driven mainly by Asian tourists who account for nearly 80 percent of total foreign arrivals in January-July. 
August 01, 2019 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Ha Long Bay to pilot plastic ban on tourism boats

A pilot project will see 15 firms stop using plastic bags, bottled water and wet paper towels on Ha Long Bay.
July 30, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Australian tourists biggest spenders in Vietnam: report

Australian travelers were the biggest spenders in Vietnam last year, followed by Russians and Americans, a new report says.
July 24, 2019 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s volcanic island cluster wants entry fees to support conservation

Quang Ngai authorities are planning to charge entrance fees to the popular Ly Son Island to fund conservation efforts.
July 10, 2019 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Vietnam sees robust growth in Airbnb services

Airbnb and other accommodation-sharing services are booming in Vietnam and many homeowners are cashing in on them.
June 16, 2019 | 07:28 am GMT+7

As Thai visitor numbers soar, more flights take off to Vietnam

A boom in Thai tourist arrivals has prompted carriers to increase the frequency of daily flights to Vietnam.
June 07, 2019 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Da Nang gets linked to more Asian destinations for summer vacations

The summer holiday fever in Da Nang has prompted several carriers to launch international routes connecting it with other Asian destinations.
June 04, 2019 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam continues to attract record numbers of foreign visitors

More than 7 million foreigners visited Vietnam in January-May, attesting to the country’s rising popularity as a tourism destination.
May 30, 2019 | 10:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam among world’s 10 fastest-growing aviation markets

Vietnam’s aviation market has been ranked among the world’s 10 fastest-growing on the back of its recent tourism boom.
March 13, 2019 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

More South Koreans than Chinese visit Vietnam in January

South Koreans have surpassed Chinese tourists for the first time to become the biggest feeder market for Vietnamese tourism.
February 04, 2019 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Spending boom as foreign tourists linger longer in Saigon

Foreign tourists spent $145 a day on average in Vietnam’s commercial hub last year.
June 25, 2018 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Da Nang Airport set to burst despite recent expansion

The Da Nang Airport is already getting crowded less than a year after launching its new $154 million terminal.
March 06, 2018 | 04:17 pm GMT+7
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