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An increasing number of Chinese nationals visiting several destinations in central Vietnam are distorting the tourism environment while adding little to the local coffers, industry insiders say. The central city of Da Nang and the… Read more »

Vietnam is working to grant a one-year visa to U.S. citizens on their travels or conference trips to the Southeast Asian country, an immigration official said Tuesday. U.S. tourists or business travelers can only apply… Read more »

Vietnam’s government is seeking feedback from relevant authorities on a proposal to grant visa-free entry for visitors, but only for those who buy tour packages through authorized travel agencies. Saigon Times claimed the visa-free service would apply to tourist… Read more »

Vietnam’s government is working on a plan to extend the validity of tourist visa for US citizens from three months to one year in a bid to attract more arrivals, Vietnam News Agency reported. The… Read more »

Phu Quoc Island, a district administered by the southern province of Kien Giang, is now a magnet for realty and tourism investors thanks to recent heavy investment in infrastructure upgrades, but local officials say they… Read more »

The number of Chinese visiting Mui Ne in Binh Thuan Province has increased sharply, and they now outnumber Russians who used to be the main foreign tourists in the area. Binh Thuan has attracted more… Read more »

The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) expects tourist arrivals from five western European countries to increase by 50 per cent in the next three years as visa exemption norms kicked in this month…. Read more »

The central city of Da Nang has issued a code of conduct applicable to the tourist industry, in an apparent bid to maintain its reputation as a safe and friendly destination for both domestic and… Read more »

Vietnam’s decision to grant visa exemptions to five European countries has caused concern among Cambodia’s tourism sector, as certain stakeholders worry that it could affect tourist arrivals in the Kingdom. According to the Vietnam News… Read more »

Harris Nordin, a Malaysian tourist, enjoys his stay in his capsule offered at a hotel located in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.  TUOI TRE NEWS Apart from staying in luxury resorts or conventional hotels, tourists… Read more »

A month-on-month increase in April could not prevent Vietnam from suffering the 11th consecutive drop in tourist arrivals as the total number of international vacationers visiting the country this month was still lower than a… Read more »

The more isn’t the merrier when it comes to travel services in Nha Trang.   One of Vietnam’s most popular destinations, the coastal resort town in Khanh Hoa Province  is now having its tourism industry… Read more »

The resort town of Mui Ne in central Vietnam used to be known for its beautiful beaches and fresh seafood. Now the place, very popular among Russian tourists, is known for its trash.  “Mui Ne is now… Read more »

A recent series of reports on Tuoi Tre News that painted a gloomy picture of the Vietnamese tourist industry has captured special attention from foreign readers, who did not hesitate to pinpoint what they thought… Read more »

Vietnam suffered a record fall in the number of foreign tourist visits in March, keeping its downward trend for the tenth consecutive month, statistics show. Foreigners paid 543,300 tourist visits to Vietnam last month, down… Read more »

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