NDO – It cannot be denied that tourism promotion contributes significantly to the good growth of tourism of Vietnam's tourism in recent years. However, the field is facing many difficulties due to low professionalism, limited funding. (Aug 15, 2017)
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has put two tourist information stations into operation at Bach Dang Park and the September 23 Park to provide tourists with an easy way to get travel information.
NDO/VNA - Vietnam will introduce and promote Vietnamese tourist destinations in three Australian cities – Perth, Sydney and Melbourne – as part of the 2017 National Tourism Promotion Programme, from August 12 to 19.
NDO - Vietnamese and Chilean holders of regular passports will be offered entry visa exemption to both countries, beginning from August 11, following the implementation of an agreement on visa exemption.
NDO – Representatives from the departments of culture, sports and tourism joined tourist businesses, travel agencies and hotel managers nationwide to discuss solutions to boost Vietnam’s tourism sector, at a conference held in Hanoi on August 3.
NDO – A wide variety of unique cultural activities targeting children are being held throughout this August at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town, Hanoi.
NDO/VNA - The historic city of Hoi An will reenact a 17th century wedding parade held for Princess Ngoc Hoa and Japanese businessman Araki Sotaro in the old quarter as part of the 14th annual Hoi An and Japan Culture Festival from August 18 until August 20.
NDO/VNA – On July 28, Vietravel travel company launched direct charter flights connecting the central province of Thanh Hoa and Bangkok city, raising the total number of direct routes the firm operates, from Vietnam to Thailand’s capital, to six.
NDO – With approximately 140 million patients seeking transnational care services each year, medical tourism has become a potential sector throughout the world, including in Vietnam. However, the moves to develop medical tourism in Vietnam appear to be slow.
NDO – The 14th National Assembly passed the 2017 Law on Tourism (amended) at its third meeting on June 19, creating a clear legal corridor, driving force and favourable conditions for tourism development.