administration of tourism
Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

13:26 10/10/2014

More relaxed visa policies are an important factor for the tourism industry to boost competitiveness in the region and beyond.

Seminar discusses sustainable tourism

23:44 09/10/2014

A seminar in Hanoi on October 9 aimed to strengthen the performance of the EU-Vietnam Programme for Environmental and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development for the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) in furtherance of...

Northern provinces establish partnership for tourism development

23:03 05/10/2014

The four northern provinces of Bac Giang, Thai Nguyen, Hai Duong, and Quang Ninh need to work together closely to tap into their tourism potential, according to participants in a workshop in Bac Giang on October 4.

Vietnam's tourism in 2013 draft report introduced

09:47 03/10/2014

A workshop was held in Hanoi on October 2 to introduce a draft report on Vietnam's tourism in 2013, the first of its kind built following international practice.

EU helps Vietnam build annual tourism report

23:47 01/10/2014

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has been preparing an annual report on the country's tourism in 2013 with the assistance from the EU-funded Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development...

Tourism Awards ceremony honours outstanding travel operators

14:12 27/09/2014

Distinguished winners of the 2013 Vietnam Tourism Awards were applauded on September 26 at a gala industry night in Hanoi.

Community-based tourism aims to improve local livelihoods

08:30 27/09/2014

Developing community-based tourism is expected to help local residents improve their living standards and promote their cultural values, a senior tourism official said at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 26 on the occasion of...

Foreign arrivals hit 6 mln in 9 months

16:30 26/09/2014

Vietnam has welcomed more than 6 million foreign arrivals over the past nine months, a year-on-year increase of 10%, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Danger from foreign drivers

08:05 26/09/2014

Most foreign tourists who rent a motorcycle do not have a driver's license under the provisions of Vietnam law and they unaware of Vietnamese traffic laws.

Vietnam to promote tourism on BBC channel

15:03 09/09/2014

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has proposed BBC Television of the UK develop a 30-second video clip advertising Vietnam's tourism and broadcast it on the BBC channel in the Asia-Pacific region.


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