Over 5 million tourists visit HCM City in first two months
(CPV) – Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city greeted more than 676,565 international tourists and over 4.6 million domestic tourists in the first two months of 2023, fulfilling 13% of the year’s plan, according to the city Department of Tourism.
Air passenger numbers increase sharply in first two months
(CPV) – The number of flights and passengers rose 91.5% in the first two months of this year, but cargo transport decreased 14.2%, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
Vietnam to have 16 more railway lines by 2030
Vietnam’s railway network planning expects to have 16 new national lines with a total length of about 4,802km by 2030.
Hanoi Tourism Festival 2023 to include numerous interesting activities
The Hanoi People’s Committee has just issued Plan 51/KH-UBND organizing Hanoi Tourism Festival 2023, scheduled to take place from March 24 to 26, 2023, at Ba Kieu Temple area, Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Bat Giac House, Le Thach Street, Hoan Kiem District.
Ho Chi Minh City among Top 10 destinations for Asian foodies
The Canadian travel magazine The Travel has shared about 10 Asian cities that are every street food fan’s dream, in which Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City is ranked second.
Airlines rush to restore int’l routes on high travel demand
Vietnamese airlines are planning to resume international routes to meet increasing travel demand amid the international aviation market’s gradual recovery, with the industry forecast to recover strongly by the end of the year.
International press rates Vietnam as leading culinary destination in Asia
The famous travel magazine “Travel + Leisure” has suggested Vietnam as the leading culinary destination in Asia in its 2023 travel itinerary, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Vietjet opens direct flight route between HCM City and Sydney
Right after the Melbourne route, the budget carrier Vietjet plans to open a direct route connecting Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City with Sydney (Australia) with attractive prices.
Video clip promoting Japanese tourism released in Vietnam
The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) on February 14 released a video clip promoting Japanese tourism with the participation of Nhi Thang Family, including renowned Vietnamese singer Dong Nhi, businessman Ong Cao Thang and their daughter Winnie.
Ho Chi Minh City: Diversity of music colors in the community space
In 2023, Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City will organize many community performances to build its brand and attract tourists through the image of “Art City.”
Macau (China) resumes flights to Da Nang in March
The Civil Aviation Authority of Macau (China) announced that it will resume flights to Southeast Asian countries in March, specifically flights to Manila (the Philippines), Chiang Mai (Thailand) and Da Nang (Vietnam).
Vietnam sees two cities among ASEAN’s best tourist destinations
TripAdvisor, one of the world’s most trusted travel consulting service websites, has listed Ho Chi Minh City and Hoi An City among the Top 6 ASEAN destinations.
Da Nang attends South Asia’s Travel & Tourism Exchange
Da Nang has for the first time participated in the 30th South Asia’s Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) in India from February 9-11 to promote its destinations and connect with potential partners.
Vietnam Airlines resumes 5 flight routes between Vietnam and China
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has just announced that it will resume five routes between Vietnam and China from March to April 2023. Thus, the airline will restore 9 out of 10 routes to China compared to the period before the COVID-19 epidemic.
Ninh Binh enters world’s Top 10 welcoming regions
The world famous booking site Booking.com has announced the ten most welcoming regions in the world, of which Vietnam’s northern province of Ninh Binh ranked 7th on the list.
Tourism – a source of growth in Vietnam for 2023: HSBC
Despite near-term trade headwinds, tourism has emerged as a source of growth for Vietnam to mitigate the challenges ahead in 2023, according to the “Vietnam at a glance” report released by HSBC on February 6.
Vietnam’s airports serve more than 9.8 million passengers in January
Airports across Vietnam handled more than 9.8 million passengers in January, an increase of 13.8% compared to the previous month, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
Vietnam promotes tourism to ASEAN market
After more than two years of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all tourism activities in Vietnam have returned to normal and experienced a remarkable recovery since the country's full reopening on March 15 last year, Ha Van Sieu, deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said on February 3.
Number of air passengers reaches about 10 million in January
The total number of air passengers reached about 10 million in January 2023, a year-on-year rise of 149.3%, in which international passenger arrivals were estimated at 2.4 million, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).
Da Nang sees good signs in MICE tourism
The central coastal city of Da Nang has so far this year welcomed more than 1,200 visitors under the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) tourism.
Japanese Government and IOM provide hygiene supplies for safe travels to Quang Tri
(CPV) - The Consulate General of Japan in Da Nang and IOM have handed over hygiene supplies andequipment and other essential supplies to Quang Tri frontline workers working at points of entry (POE) to ensure continued safe international travel for Vietnam.
Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City listed among world’s top 25 trending destinations for 2023
Ho Chi Minh City and Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam have made the list of the world’s top 25 trending destinations for 2023 by readers of TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel guidance platform.
Over 871,000 foreigners visit Vietnam in first month of 2023
International tourist arrivals to Vietnam reached more than 871,000 in January 2023, a 23.2% rise from the previous month, according to General Statistics Office (GSO).
Ha Giang greets nearly 90,000 tourists during Tet holiday
The Highlands province of Ha Giang welcomed nearly 90,000 domestic and foreign tourists to its tourist sites and destinations during the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2023 holiday.
Lam Dong: Strawberry and cherry tomato gardens attract tourists
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong greeted about 250,000 tourist arrivals during the Lunar New Year holiday, said Mr. Nguyen Viet Van, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Hanoi promotes new tourism products and images on CNN
The Hanoi People’s Committee has issued Plan 33/KH-UBND dated January 19, 2023 on the city’s international integration in 2023.
Hanoi welcomes over 330,000 visitors during Tet holiday
Hanoi welcomed and served an estimated 332,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, from January 21 to 26, in which foreign tourists numbered 32,000; according to the city Department of Tourism.
Silver Spirit cruise ship brings 648 visitors to Da Nang
Italy’s Silver Spirit cruise ship docked at Tien Sa port on January 23, bringing 648 foreign visitors to Da Nang city, a tourist attraction in central Vietnam.
First flight carries Chinese tourists to Khanh Hoa in New Year
Budget carrier Vietjet’s Flight VJ5317, departing from China’s Chengdu international airport, landed at Cam Ranh international airport, the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, on January 23 morning, the second day of the Lunar New Year festival.
Many localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year
The northern province of Quang Ninh held a ceremony on January 22, the first day of the Year of the Cat, to welcome the lunar new year's first group of foreign tourists to Ha Long Bay – a world natural heritage site recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).